Scholarships

 

2019 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

JMK Women in Business                        $1,000 + $2,000 + $8,000

Women pursuing a business program with major field of specialization in accounting, 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, are eligible to compete in this tri-level (club/district/international) scholarship competition. Online students are 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, and must still be attending school at the time the scholarship funds are disbursed. (Download the application for complete details.)

In addition, Zonta Club of Milwaukee applicants must either: (1) have legal residency in the six-county Greater Milwaukee Metro area while attending any accredited university, college or institute in the world or (2) be a full-time, out-of-state student attending an accredited university, college or institute in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Racine, or Kenosha counties.

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 $2,000 scholarship. The district winner’s application is sent to Zonta International for consideration for one of the six $8,000 international scholarships.

The 2019 JMK Women in Business application is available now.  Completed 2019 applications are due on or before June 1, 2019. The PDF application can be found here.

2019 JMK Women in Business Poster

Women in Technology                              $1,000 + $2,000 + $8,000

Women pursuing a technology degree, closely related program, or continued advancement in technology, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field, are eligible to enter in this new tri-level scholarship competition. Women not enrolled in a university are eligible if they provide, among other things, evidence of completed trainings and educational project plan, as well as a description of their desired career. (Download the application for complete details.)

Zonta Club of Milwaukee applicants must either: (1) have legal residency in the six-county Greater Milwaukee Metro area while attending any accredited university, college or institute in the world or (2) be a full-time, out-of-state student attending an accredited university, college or institute in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Racine, or Kenosha counties.

The Zonta Club of Milwaukee awards a $1,000 scholarship and forwards the winner’s application to Zonta District 6 to be considered for the $2,000 district award. The district winner’s application is then sent to Zonta International, which presents six $8,000 international scholarships.

The 2019 Women in Technology application is available now. Completed 2019 applications are due on or before June 1, 2019. The PDF application can be found here.

2019 Women in Technology Poster

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

Women majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math who have achieved junior- or senior-level status at an accredited college or university are eligible to apply for this $1,000 scholarship offered by the Zonta Club of Milwaukee. (Applicants must have achieved or surpassed “junior” status by the application deadline.)

Applicants must have an outstanding academic record, demonstrate intent to complete their chosen program, and show outstanding potential in their chosen field.

In addition, applicants must either: (1) have legal residency in the six-county Greater Milwaukee Metro area while attending any accredited university, college or institute in the world or (2) be a full-time, out-of-state student attending an accredited university, college or institute in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Racine, or Kenosha counties.

The 2019 Women in STEM application is now available. Completed 2019 applications are due on or before June 15, 2019. The MS Word application can be found here.

Young Women in Public Affairs             $1,000 + $1,500 + $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 $1,500 award.

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

The 2019 Young Women in Public Affairs Award application is available now. Completed applications are due on or before March 15, 2019.  The PDF application can be found here. 

2019 YWPA Poster

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