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2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The Zonta Club of Milwaukee offers three college scholarship opportunities for young women and college students living in and/or attending accredited schools in southeastern Wisconsin including: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, Racine and Kenosha counties.

A brief overview of each of these scholarships is presented below with links to their respective applications.

Should you have any additional questions about these scholarships, please contact us at zcscholarship@zontamilwaukee.org

 

Young Women in Public Affairs             $1,000 + $1,000 + $4,000

Aimed at pre-university or pre-college students (ages 16-19), this tri-level (club/district/international) award was designed to encourage more young women to participate in Public Affairs and Political Life.

Applicants must show their active commitment to volunteerism and provide evidence of their volunteer leadership achievements, as well as their dedication to advancing the status of women worldwide.

The Zonta Club of Milwaukee gives a $1,000 award and forwards the winner’s application to Zonta District 6 for consideration for an additional $1,000 award.

The district winner’s application is sent on to Zonta International for consideration for one of the ten $4,000 international awards.

The 2017 Young Women in Public Affairs Award application is available now. Completed applications are due on or before March 15, 2017.  The MS Word application can be found here.

 

JMK Women in Business                        $1,000 + $1,000 + $7,000

Women studying business at the undergraduate or master’s level at an accredited college or university, who show outstanding potential in their chosen field of business, are eligible to compete in this tri-level (club/district/international) Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship competition.

Zonta Club of Milwaukee applicants must either be a Southeast Wisconsin Resident enrolled in any local or out-of-state accredited college or university, or be a full-time, out-of-state student attending an accredited college or university in the six-county greater Milwaukee metro area.

In addition, to be eligible, applicants 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.

The Zonta Club of Milwaukee awards a $1,000 scholarship and forwards the winner’s application to Zonta District 6 for consideration for an additional $1,000 scholarship award. The district winner’s application is sent to Zonta International for consideration for one of the twelve $7,000 international scholarship awards.

The 2017 JMK Women in Business application is available now.  Completed 2017 applications are due on or before June 15, 2017. The MS Word application can be found here.

 

Women in Science/Technology/Engineering/Math        $1,000

Women majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) at an accredited college or university who show outstanding potential in their chosen field are eligible to apply for this $1,000 scholarship offered by the Zonta Club of Milwaukee.

Applicants must have an outstanding academic record and demonstrate intent to complete their chosen program.

Applicants must either be a Southeast Wisconsin Resident enrolled in any local or out-of-state accredited college or university, or be a full time out-of-state student attending an accredited college or university in the six-county greater Milwaukee metro area.

In addition, to be eligible, applicants must have achieved or surpassed “junior” status at their college or university by the application deadline.

The 2017 Women in STEM application is now available.  Completed 2017 applications are due on or before June 15, 2017. The MS Word application can be found here.

2016 Award Recipients

2015 Award Recipients 

2014 Award Recipients

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