Scholarship Opportunities and Announcements
Our scholarship and award program includes the Young Women in Public Affairs Award, the Associate in Applied Science Scholarship, two Zonta Club Memorial Scholarships, three Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area Scholarships and the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.
ZONTA SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTIONS & DEADLINES
Information coming soon for 2014 submissions.
YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS
$1000 club award for high school women ages 16-19. Women who are pre-university or pre-college students living or studying in a Zonta district/region at the time of application and demonstrate evidence of: active commitment to volunteerism, experience in local or student government, volunteer leadership achievements, knowledge of ZI and its programs, advocating in ZI’s mission of advancing the status of women worldwide. Club winner will be entered into District competition. District winner receives an additional $1,000 and is forwarded to Zonta International competition for one of five $3,000 awards.
ZONTA CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS
Three $1,500 scholarships for women who have successfully completed at least one year of college by the end of Spring term 2014, and have a permanent/family address in Coos County. Preference for one of these scholarships will be given to a student attending Southwestern Oregon Community College.
Two $1,000 scholarships for a non-traditional student – someone who has had her education interrupted for any reason and is now returning to school. Recipient must have a permanent/family address in Coos County.
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE
$1,500 scholarship for a female student who is pursuing an Associate of Applied Science Degree at Southwestern Oregon Community College. Student will have completed at least one year of college by the end of Spring term 2013, and have a permanent/family address in Coos County.
JANE KLAUSMAN WOMEN IN BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
$1,500 club scholarship for a student entering her junior or senior year of college as a business major. Recipient of local scholarship will be automatically entered into Zonta International competition.
Completed applications must be postmarked by the appropriate deadline and mailed to Zonta Club of the Coos Bay Area, Attn: Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 245 North Bend, OR 97459
AMELIA EARHART FELLOWSHIP
Established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. The Fellowship of US$10,000, awarded to 35 Fellows around the globe each year, may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in these fields. For more information on this fellowship please click on the above link.
For more information contact Sue Karolyi, Scholarship Chair email@example.com
Zonta International seeks to: improve the legal, political, economic, health, educational and professional status of women through service and advocacy; work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions; promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, implement service programs, and provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations, and the world.
Zontians are executives and professionals decision-making positions willing to contribute to improving the legal, political, educational, professional, economic and health status of women. Each club includes members from a variety of occupations and professions. To ensure professional diversity within each club, Zonta membership is by invitation.
Luncheon meetings are held on the first and third Fridays of each month at the Red Lion Hotel in Coos Bay, Oregon. To learn more about us and how you might join one of the strongest, most active service clubs promoting the advancement of women, come be our guest for lunch.