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Zonta announces 2024 Women with a Vision Scholarship!

The Zonta Club of Janesville’s Women with a Vision Scholarship is now open.  The scholarship will be awarded to a woman who is a single mother who intends to pursue an education that will empower her to attain employment that produces family sustaining wages at either Blackhawk Technical College or The University of Wisconsin- Whitewater.    Applications are due  June 1, 2024 for an applicant beginning school in the Fall.  Click on the attachment._2024 Application form for Zonta Women with a Vision Scholarship.docx

Email  janesville_president@zontadistrict6.org  for more information.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Janesville, WI. Applications for the 2023 Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are now available from the Zonta Club of Janesville by contacting Chris Goepfert at cgoep@yahoo.com.

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  Chris Geopfert, (cgoep@yahoo.com) by July 15, 2023.

The Zonta Club of Janesville makes an award of $500 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.  In the past few years, two local scholarship winners, Tara Liegel  and Courtney Jentz, both students at UW-Whitewater, won the District Award and one of the six International Awards worth several thousand dollars.

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.

Clink on the link below for the scholarship application:

2022-2023-Application-form-for-Zonta-Women-with-a-Vision-Scholarship.docx

Women in STEM Scholarship, Due June 1, 2023

Women of any age and nationality, pursuing a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) degree program at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field and are living or studying in a Zonta district/region, are eligible.

Online students are also eligible to apply if enrolled at an accredited university/college/institute.

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 to the local Zonta club. Applicants must be in school at the time the scholarship funds are disbursed and must not graduate before April 2024.

The application is attached and must be submitted to Chris Geopfert /Zonta Club of Janesville, WI              by June 1, 2023.

Zonta Club of Janesville’s award is $500.  The awardee is put into consideration at the district level which places candidates in consideration at the international level.  The international award is $5,000.

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The Young Women in Public Affairs Award/Scholarship, due March 15, 2024

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Young women ages 16-19, for  who demonstrate strong leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes should apply for the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Scholarship.  The Zonta Club and Janesville and Zonta International recognize that women are underrepresented in public leadership and in the workforce.  This award acknowledges the young women with a passion for public and civic service and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.

The award at the club level is $500.  Awardees are placed into consideration at the district level and then at the international level where the award is $5,000.

The fillable application, description, recommendation form, and verification form are attached.

The due date is March 15, 2024.  Applications must be typed and should be sent to Jane Thompson, gowisconsinglobal@gmail.com, or hard copy/mail:

Jane Thompson

C/O Zonta Janesville

PO Box 481

Janesville, WI 53547

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Women with a Vision Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Janesville’s Women with a Vision Scholarship is now taking applications for the Spring Semester.

The scholarship supports a woman who is a single mother who intends to pursue an education that will empower her to attain employment that produces family sustaining wages.  The scholarship award may be used for tuition, fees and equipment required for course work. The value of the scholarship is $2500 for one year, $1250 per semester. The recipient may reapply for the scholarship in subsequent years pending successful completion of each academic year, annual submission of a written request for renewal, and an annual face-to-face interview with a representative of the Zonta Club’s Women with a Vision Committee

Attached is the application.  The deadline for the Spring Semester is December 1, 2022.  The deadline for the Fall Semester of 2023 is June 1, 2023.

2022-2023 Application form for Zonta Women with a Vision Scholarship.docx