Fellowships, Scholarships, Awards
Amelia Earhart Fellowship was 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 or 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.
Jane M. Klausman Scholarship was established in 1998 from a bequest by Jane M. Klausman, ZC Syracuse, New York USA, 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 program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district/region level and 12 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.
Young Women in Public Affairs Award was established in 1990 by Past International President Leneen Forde. The YWPA Award honors young women, ages 16-19, who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations. The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients; district and international awards are funded by the Zonta International Foundation. District recipients receive US$1,000, and 10 international recipients are selected from the district recipients to receive awards of US$4,000 each.