Scholarships and Awards
We are pleased to award scholarships annually to young women seeking higher education. We honor high school senior girls, one from each local high school in Boone County (Western Boone, Lebanon and Zionsviille). If interested in applying, applications can be found with the guidance counselor at your school.
We also honor a woman over the age of 25 who is resuming or beginning college. Please download, print and complete the 2 documents below and return to the address listed in the application by April 22.
International Women's Day is March 8 and every year at our Rose Award Ceremony the first Wednesday of March, we honor women who have made a difference in our community.
Business Woman of the Year
Each year Zonta presents the
"Business Woman of the Year" Award at the annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner. The award is designed to give public recognition to a Boone County woman who has made an outstanding contribution to the community through her business
or profession. To be nominated for this award a woman must live and work in Boone County. She does not have to be a member of Zonta. The nominations, based upon the woman’s last three years of service to the community, outstanding achievements, attitude, and professionalism should be submitted using the downloaded application and sent to Pam Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Didi Farid at email@example.com, or club president Lisa Conard at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations are due by October 15.
Amelia Earhart Fellowship
Amelia Earhart was a record-breaking aviation pioneer, women's rights advocate, Purdue faculty counselor to women interested in aviation, and a Zontian! This scholarship is eligible to women
pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree record in the field of aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. Applicants must be registered in a full-time Ph.D./doctoral program when funds are received in September and will not graduate before April 2015. Applications must be received by November.
For more information visit the Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program page on the Zonta International Website. For applications and questions, please contact email@example.com.
Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
Jane Klausman was a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York and a Zonta International Parliamentarian. The scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or master's degrees in business management. To apply, please contact the Zonta club nearest you. For more information visit the Jane M Klausman Business Scholarship page on the Zonta International Website.
Young Women in Public Affairs Award
The YWPA Award recognizes young women for their demonstrated leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life. Students between 16-19 are eligible and considered if: