Grants & Scholarships
Empowering women through grants & scholarships for education, technology, & public affairs, and by supporting women in transition in the community.
CURRENT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Jane M. Klausman
WOMEN IN BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP 2021
Deadline July 15, 2021
Find scholarship details & info on past winners below.
JANE M. KLAUSMAN
WOMEN IN BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP
This annual scholarship is awarded to women of any age, pursuing a business program with major field of specialization in accounting, economics, finance, business management, marketing, operations management, human resources management, international business, or entrepreneurship at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field and are living or studying in a Zonta district/region.
Online students are also eligible to apply if enrolled at an accredited university/college/institute. An applicant must be in at least the second year of undergraduate studies to qualify for the award.
The Zonta Club of Billings award is $1,500. The winner advances to the District level. The District winner is awarded $2,000 and advances to International consideration. There are eight winners at the International level that receive $8,000 each.
Local club deadline is July 15th.
For additional information on JMK please visit the Zonta International site.
PAST / ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Haylee Fauth, 2020 Club Winner
Kaitlin Angel, 2019 Club & District Winner
Cassidy Shaver, 2018 Club, District, and International Winner
Kaylee Stubbs, 2021 Winner
YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARD
This award honors young women 16-19 who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations. Applications locally are due in March/April each year.
The local club award is $1,500. The local winner is advanced to District 12 for possible selection as the District winner, an additional $1,500 award. From the District winners, ten international winners receive an additional $5,000.
Photo by Annalesa Warner
Club & District Winner, 2015 & 2016
Amy Dixon, 2019 Club Winner
WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD
Women make up about 20 percent of the workforce in the tech industry. To address this, Zonta International launched the Women in Technology Scholarship in 2019 to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in technology.
This award is now only being awarded at the international level. Apply directly at Zonta International.
ZONTA CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY GRANT
In honor of 100 years of ZONTA, Zonta International awarded a special one-time grant opportunity! Grants of up to $5,000 each recognized a charitable organization working to improve the lives of women and girls in our local community.