Zonta Club of Fort Smith provides several opportunites for women to receive scholarships. The following are the scholarships/awards available:
Zonta Club of Fort Smith Scholarship
This scholarship is offered in the amount of $1000 to a female student attending any accredited college or university with a declared major or minor in one of the STEM areas–science, technology, engineering, math–in order to mirror the objects of Zonta to advance the status of women. Deadline for submission of applications is October 1. Submit to Cathy Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zonta Club of Fort Smith provides an annual Rose Scholarship in the amount of $500 to a female head of household, primary wage earner of the family. Local applications must be submitted by February 1. The local recipient is then submitted by March 1 to Zonta International District 10 for consideration of the district award of $1000. Deadline for submission of applications is February 1. Submit to Linda Kaufenberg at email@example.com.
Young Women in Public Affairs Award
The goal of the YWPA Program is to encourage more young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women. Zonta Club of Fort Smith provides a $500 award. The local recipient is then submitted to Zonta International District 10 for consideration of a $1000 award. The District 10 recipient is submitted to Zonta International for consideration of a $4000 award. YWPA local submission deadline is March 1. Local contact is Kathy Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded to a woman undertaking business studies who has demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. Applicants must be enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program and have achieved an outstanding academic record. Zonta Club of Fort Smith provides a $500 scholarship. The local recipient is then submitted to Zonta International District 10 for consideration of a $1000 scholarship. The D10 recipient is submitted to Zonta International for consideration of a $5000 scholarship. The deadline for submission is April 1. The local contact for information is Caron Roberts at email@example.com.
Single Parent Scholarship Fund
Zonta Club of Fort Smith provides $1000 to the Single Parent Scholarship Fund to be presented to a single female head of household. Deadline application for the spring semester 2014 is December 1. Contact Linda Kaufenburg at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.