2014  SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The Zonta Club of Milwaukee offers four scholarship opportunities through our Zonta Foundation with the goal of encouraging women to pursue further study in Public Affairs, Technical Specialties, Science or Business. In addition, some of the scholarship winners are eligible to compete in further competitions at the District and International levels of Zonta International.  Zonta International is a global organization of 30,000 professionals and executives in 1,200 clubs and 65 countries around the world, who share a commitment to working for womenís rights and gender equality. A brief overview of each of these scholarships in presented below with links to the respective applications.Should you have any additional questions about these scholarships, please contact the Zonta Scholarship Committee at zcscholarhship@zontamilwaukee.org
 

Young Women in Public Affairs Award ($500)

Aimed at pre-university or pre-college students (ages 16-19), this scholarship was designed to encourage more young women to participate in Public Affairs and Political Life. Applicants must show their active commitment to volunteerism, and provide evidence of their volunteer leadership achievements, as well as their dedication to advancing the status of women worldwide. Applications are due on or before March 15, 2014. (Note: The local scholarship winnerís application will be forwarded to Zonta District 6 for consideration of an additional $1,000 scholarship award. The district winner will then be eligible to compete at the international level for one of the ten $4,000 scholarships awarded by the Zonta International Foundation.)

For the Young Women in Public Affairs Award application form, click here


Technical Specialty Occupations ($1,000)

This scholarship is aimed at low income or otherwise disadvantaged women. Its purpose is to support technical and vocational education of women in technical fields including (but not limited to): Health Occupations, Computer & Electronics, Mechanical, Plumbing and Other Non-traditional Technological Fields. Applicants must show evidence of dedication to advancing the status of women. Applications are due on or before May 28, 2014.

For the Technical Specialty Occupations application form, click here
 

Women in Science ($1,000) 

Students ready to enter their third or fourth year of an accredited undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must have an outstanding academic record and demonstrate intent to complete their chosen program. Applications are due on or before May 28, 2014.

For the Women in Science application form, click here

 

 Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship ($1,000+)

Women studying business at the undergraduate or masterís level and who show outstanding potential in their chosen field of business are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applicants must currently be in at least their second year of an undergraduate program when they apply. Applications are due on or before May 28, 2014.  (Note: The local scholarship winnerís application will be forwarded to Zonta District 6 for consideration for selection to compete for one of the twelve $7,000 international scholarships that will be awarded by the Zonta International Foundation.)

For the Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship application form, click here

Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship


Alma Lopez, 2014 recipient of the Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship with Missy Creevy

 

Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship

Women in Science Scholarship



   

Helen Fetaw, 2014 recipient of the Young
Women in Public Affairs Scholarship

 

Marisol Ramos, 2014 recipient of the
Women in Science Scholarship

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