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Women With a Vision Scholarship Applications Available

Applications for the 2018 Zonta Club of Janesville Women with a Vision Scholarship are now available by requesting an application form from the scholarship committee at janesville_scholarship@zontadistrict6.org

This scholarship is awarded to a woman who is a single mother, residing in Rock County, who is pursuing completion of a degree at Blackhawk Technical College or the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County that will empower her to attain employment that provides a family-sustaining income. The applicant must have earned at least 12 college credits and must be able to maintain a GPA of at least 2.75. She must be currently enrolled in one of the colleges and be able to complete at least 6 college credits each semester.

The scholarship award may be used for tuition, books, fees and equipment required for course work. The value of the scholarship is $2500 for one year, $1250 per semester.

Applications must be submitted by email to janesville_scholarship@zontadistrict6.org by August 1, 2018

Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Applications are now available from the Zonta Club of Janesville by contacting Linda Reinhardt (lindacreinhardt@gmail.com). Application forms may also be downloaded from http://foundation.zonta.org/JMKScholarship

The Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships, first awarded in 1998, are open to women enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a Master’s program in business, leading to a business management career. The program is designed to encourage women to enter careers and to seek leadership positions in business-related fields in their communities and throughout the world. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships look to the women of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Applications must be submitted through a Zonta Club. Applications for the Zonta Club of Janesville are due to Linda Reinhardt (lindacreinhardt@gmail.com) by June 1, 2018.

The Zonta Club of Janesville makes an award to an outstanding woman in our area who is preparing for a career in business, and forwards her application for consideration for additional awards at the District and International levels.

The Zonta Club of Janesville is a club of Zonta International, a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is one of many programs for women and girls sponsored by Zonta International. The Scholarships are funded by voluntary contributions to the Zonta International Foundation.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship recipient named

Jillian Wallace of Whitewater, WI and Crystal Lake, IL was named the recipient of the 2017 Zonta Club of Janesville Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship. She will now be eligible for additional scholarships offered by Zonta International.

The Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships, first awarded in 1998, are open to women enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a Master’s program in business, leading to a business management career. The program is designed to encourage women to enter careers and to seek leadership positions in business-related fields in their communities and throughout the world. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships look to the women of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Ms. Wallace received the Janesville club’s scholarship because of her outstanding record at UW-Whitewater. She will be one of only twelve students to earn the opportunity to participate in the Applied Investments Program at UWW. She intends to pursue a career in business as a financial analyst when she completes her studies. Ms. Wallace is a student athlete who has managed to earn All-America honors on the tennis court and make the Dean’s List in the College of Business and Economics. She has worked at Warhawk Tennis camps as an instructor who has a passion for teaching. She is recognized as the leader of the community service efforts of the team and has been voted to be team captain.

The Zonta Club of Janesville is a club of Zonta International, and has been serving the community since 1960 through activities directed toward combating violence against women, and projects such as the Women With a Vision program that has developed partnerships with other agencies and foundations to provide scholarships and additional support to single mothers who are pursuing a post-secondary education that will empower them to enter careers that provide family sustaining wages. For the past 25 years, the Zonta Club of Janesville has hosted the Annual International Women’s Day Luncheon during the month of March on or near International Women’s Day.

Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.  The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Program is one of many programs for women and girls sponsored by Zonta International. The Scholarships are funded by voluntary contributions to the Zonta International Foundation.

Young Women in Public Affairs Award Applications Available

Applications for the 2017 Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award are now available from the Zonta Club of Janesville by contacting: Linda Reinhardt, lreinhar@charter.net

The goal of the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award Program is to encourage more young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing a young woman’s commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to the empowerment of women.

Applicants are asked to reflect on their voluntary commitment to their school and to their community and the problems limiting the empowerment of women in their own country and worldwide. The Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award Program looks to the young women of today for the leaders of tomorrow.

Applications are due to: Linda Reinhardt, lreinhar@charter.net by March 17, 2017. Applicants of age 16-19 on 1st April each year, living in a Zonta district/region, or a citizen of a Zonta country at the time of application are eligible to apply.

The Zonta Club of Janesville makes an award to an outstanding young woman in our area, and forwards her application for consideration for additional awards at the District and International levels.

The Zonta Club of Janesville is part of Zonta International, a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. The Young Women in Public Affairs Award is one of many programs for women and girls sponsored by Zonta International. The Award is funded by voluntary contributions to the Zonta International Foundation YWPA Award Fund.