Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,947

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 31

Friday
Awarded By:

Zonta International

Number of Awards & Eligibility: There will be one scholarship given to each district winner in the 32 districts, and there will also be 6 international scholarships awarded.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be undertaking a business and/or business-related program at an accredited college, university, or institute.
  3. Must be a female.
  4. Must be enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a masters program at the time the application is submitted.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is for U.S. and international female students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a business-related field. Students must be enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a master's program at the time the application is submitted.

Application requirements for the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Verification of enrollment
  • Essay
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Applicants must have achieved outstanding academic records during their academic studies, including business-related subjects. Applicants must also have demonstrated initiative, ambition, and commitment to pursuing a career in business. Applicants from geographic areas where no clubs are located will be considered and also eligible to apply for the district/region scholarship. Online students are also eligible. Members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are not eligible to apply.

Award Amount: District scholarships are provided in amounts of up to $2,000 and international scholarships are up to $8,000. All awards are non-renewable. Past recipients may not reapply.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,947.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 31

Applications are available online from the Zonta International website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit the following: one confidential recommendation from a faculty member in the major field of study; one confidential recommendation from an employer, volunteer supervisor, or academic advisor (members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are not eligible to write recommendation letters for applicants); an essay of no more than 500 words clearly describing her academic and professional goals, the relevance of her program to the business field, and how the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship will assist her in reaching her goals; and a verification of enrollment from her university/college/registrar; transcripts from all universities or colleges attended. All documents must be submitted in English. Applications must be completed and presented to Zonta clubs according to the club's assigned deadline. Club deadlines are generally in April/May. A club recipient is selected, and the application is presented to the governor/regional representative by July 1. The district/region recipient is selected, and the application is presented to Zonta International Headquarters by Sept. 1. International recipients will be contacted by their Zonta club leader by mid-October.
Contact: -
Address: 1211 West 22nd Street, Suite 900 Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

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