Awards & Scholarships

Zonta London supports 3 main awards and scholarships

YOUNG  WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARD (YWPA)

Established in 1990, the Young Women in Public Affairs Award honours young women in secondary level or pre-university schools, age 16 to 19, who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organisations.

The programme operates at the Zonta club, district and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients, and district and international awards are funded by the Zonta International Foundation.

Zonta London Club winners receive GBP£250.  District recipients receive USD$1,000, and ten international recipients are selected from the district recipients to receive awards of USD$4,000 each.

Additionally, in District 29, the District winner gets EUR 1,000, the second gets EUR 500 and the third place gets EUR 300

Read more about eligibility and the application process here

CLUB DEADLINE

Applications for the  Young Women in Public Affairs Award must be received by the Club each year by 1 March. The international recipients will be chosen by 1 July each year.

 

JANE M KLAUSMAN WOMEN IN BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1998 from a generous bequest by Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York USA, and the 1990-1995 Zonta International Parliamentarian, the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or master’s degrees in business management.

The programme operates at the Zonta club, district and international levels. Zonta London Club does not presently provide awards for Club recipients. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district level and twelve international scholarships in the amount of US$7,000 each. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded annually and may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees.

Read more about eligibility and the application process here

CLUB DEADLINE

Applications must be completed and submitted to the Club by 1 June.   International recipients will be chosen by mid October each year.

 

AMELIA EARHART FELLOWSHIP

Established in 1938 in honour 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.

This program only operates on the international level.

Read more about eligibility and the application process here

DEADLINE

Applications for the Fellowships must be received by Zonta International or post-marked by 15 November to be considered. Applications that are incomplete or late due to postal delays will not be considered. For questions, please contact programs@zonta.org.

Members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are not eligible to apply for any of the Awards or Scholarships.