Scholarships

Zonta Club of Fort Smith provides several opportunities for women to receive scholarships. The following are the scholarships/awards available:

Zonta Club of Fort Smith Ambassador Girl Scout Award

This award is offered in the amount of $500 to an Ambassador Girl Scout who resides in Sebastian, Crawford, Franklin, or Sequoyah Counties. Deadline for submission of applications is February 15.  Submit to Sara Bayles at sara.bayles@arumc.org.

Zonta Club of Fort Smith Ambassador Award

Zonta Club of Fort Smith STEM Award

This award 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 Trish Richardson at trish.richardson@uafs.edu

Zonta Club of Fort Smith STEM Award

 Zonta Club of Fort Smith Rose Award

Zonta Club of Fort Smith provides an annual Rose Award 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 Cathy Williams at catwill@cox.net.

Rose Award Application

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 receives a $1500 award from Zonta International.  Ten international recipients are selected to receive an additional $4000 award from Zonta International.  YWPA local submission deadline is March 1. Local contact is Kathy Smith at ksmith4@fortsmithschools.org.

2018 YWPA Application3

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 through the final year of a Master’s 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 receives a $2000 scholarship from Zonta International.  Six international scholarships are given in the amount of $8000 each. The deadline for submission is April 15.  Local contact is Patti Conard at Patti.Conard@uafs.edu.

2018 JMK Application

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: