Scholarships and Educational Awards

Zonta International Scholarships

Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Description:  The Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. The Fellowship of US$10,000, awarded to 35 Fellows around the globe each year, may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in these fields.

Due Date:       November 15, 2018

Application:    ZI Amelia Earhart Scholarship Application

District 10 Point of Contact:
Laura Suarez Henderson, Zonta E-Club of USA2
Email:  zontadistrict10@gmail.com

Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award

Description:  The Young Women in Public Affairs Award honors young women in secondary level or pre-university schools, ages 16 to 19, who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations. The program operates at the Zonta club, district and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients, and district and international awards are funded by the Zonta International Foundation. District recipients receive US$1,000, and five international recipients are selected from the district recipients to receive awards of US $4,000 each.

Due Date:       April 1

Application:    ZI YWPA Application

District 10 Point of Contact:
Lileen Coulloudon, Zonta Club of Dallas
Email:  zontadistrict10@gmail.com

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Description:  The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or Master’s degrees in business management.  The program operates at the Zonta club, district and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district level and twelve international scholarships in the amount of US $7,000 each. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded annually and may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees.

Due Date:       July 1

Application:    ZI Jane M KLausmann Scholarship Application

District 10 Point of Contact:
Patty Chimene, Zonta Club of Austin
Email:  zontadistrict10@gmail.com

Z Club/Golden Z Club Service Award

Description:  The Emma L. Conlon Service Award is a contest for Z Clubs and Golden Z Clubs. These awards recognize those clubs whose projects and programs best express the ideals of Zonta International through local and international service and advocacy to advance the status of women worldwide. First place clubs receive US$1,000; second place clubs receive US$500; and third place clubs receive US$250. The award money is to be used for the club’s service projects.

Due Date:       See Application

Application:    Z Club/Golden Z Club Contest Application

District 10 Point of Contact:
Angela Henderson, Zonta Club of Shreveport
Email:  zontadistrict10@gmail.com

District 10 Scholarships

Rose  Award

Description:  The Rose Scholarship is awarded to a non-traditional student, female head of household, and primary wage earner of the family.  Applicants should be individuals pursuing post high school training or certification programs not necessarily requiring a baccalaureate degree.  The recipient must use the scholarship to attend an educational institution that is accredited and normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where its educational activities are regularly carried on.  This scholarship can fund a certification program such as law enforcement or fire training education at a technical/trade school or a community college.

Due Date:       March 1

Application:  Rose Award Application 2019

District 10 Point of Contact:
Sharon Illhardt, Zonta Club of Seguin
Email: zontadistrict10@gmail.com

Sara Metcalf Scholarship Award

Description:  The Sara Metcalf Scholarship Award Program was established to encourage Z Club and Golden Z Club members to enter careers or seek leadership positions in social policy making, government and volunteer organizations.  This scholarship is designed to encourage all to participate in school, community, national and international service projects.  Additionally, the Sara Metcalf Scholarship Awards Program provides a public relations opportunity at the club and district levels to project the goals of Zonta International.

Due Date:       April 1

Guidelines for Guidelines for Sara Metcalf Club Submission

Application:  Sara Metcalf Scholarship Award Application

District 10 Point of Contact:
Angela Henderson, Zonta Club of Shreveport
Email:  zontadistrict10@gmail.com

District 10 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)  Scholarship

Description:  

The goal of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Scholarship is to encourage more young women to pursue a higher education degree in science, technology, engineering or math, while also encouraging leadership achievements in science, technology, engineering and/or math and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women. We are targeting currently enrolled undergraduate female students from a District 10 state, who are majoring in a STEM field.

Due Date: July 1

Application:  2019 Zonta D10 STEM Scholarship

District 10 Point of Contact:
Maryann Maddox, Zonta Club of Dallas
Email:  zontadistrict10@gmail.com