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Dear Club Presidents and Awards Chairman,

Jane M. Klausman

The following materials are available to assist you in promoting the Zonta International Jane M. Klausman (JMK) Women in Business Scholarships.  Click here to download the application and click here for additional materials to assist you.  Please send the applications to [email protected]  by July 1.

1.             2018-2020 JMK Women in Business Scholarship Chairman Training PPT

2.             2019 JMK Scholarship application

3.             2019 Evaluation Committee Scoring Sheet

4.             2019 Evaluation Criteria

5.             JMK Scholarship Poster

6.             JMK Application Cover Sheet for Clubs

7.             JMK Application Cover Sheet for Governors and Regional Representative

8.             JMK Program Background and Statistics

9.             JMK Guidelines for Clubs, Districts and Region South America

10.          JMK Sample Certificate for Zonta Clubs

11.          JMK Sample News Release Announcing Applications

12.          JMK Sample News Release Announcing Recipients

13.          List of JMK Recipients’ Schools/Institutes by Country

14.          2018 JMK Recipients’ list and biographies


Young Women in Public Affairs

The due date is fast approaching – applications must be received by the D4 Awards Committee by April 1st.  Please send to [email protected].  You will find similar materials for the Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship program on the Zonta International website.


Women in Technology

This is a new scholarship program for women in technology and business.  Click here to download the application and click here to access other materials available to clubs.  The Women in Technology applications must be received by August 1 for consideration.  Please send to [email protected].



Thank you for your assistance in promoting these  Zonta International Scholarship Program. If you have any questions, please contact Alyce Van Patten, [email protected] or Beth Zak, [email protected].


Local Awards and Scholarships

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship: Instituted in 1998, this annual award, held at the club, district and international levels, helps women pursue accredited business related university degrees.

The Amelia Earhart Fellowship Award Program: Amelia Earhart Fellowships support women pursuing graduate degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. Since 1938, Zonta has awarded more than US$5.2 million for more than 1,000 fellowships to women from 56 countries.

The Young Women in Public Affairs Award Instituted in 1990, this annual award, held at the club, district and international levels, honours young women who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations.

Applications and Instructions

In many cases, an applicant needs to apply for the award or scholarship at the local club level to qualify for awards in District 4 and Zonta International.

Zonta members:

Achieve Zonta’s Goals….Get Involved

  • Advance the Status of Women by supporting higher education.
  • Promote Zonta to young women, their peers, their parents, and the local community.
  • Develop a Pool of Talent for the Future
  • Have Questions? Contact District 4 Awards  [email protected].

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