YWPA Scholarship

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Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship

  

The Young Women in Public Affairs Award recognizes young women ages 16 - 19 who demonstrate superior leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes. The YWPA Award encourages young women to continue their participation in public and political life, community service and volunteerism, and especially volunteer leadership achievements that are dedicated to empowering women. 

 This award begins at the local Zonta Club level and continues to recognize winners at the District and International levels.  Zonta Club of Newport Harbor Awards US$1000 and submits our winner for District consideration.  Up to 32 District/Region Scholarships of US$1,500 each are awarded annually, and Ten (10) International Scholarships of US$4,000 each are awarded. 


 The scholarship application and all the accompanying documents (transcript, resume, and letters of recommendation) must be submitted electronically in PDF format to zcnhscholarships@gmail.com no later than March 16, 2020. Please do not mail paper documents to the Zonta Club of Newport Harbor. 


Please ask your recommenders to email documents to zcnhscholarships@gmail.com, and to put your name in the subject line.


If creating a pdf document is a hardship, please email me and I will help you with resources.  All questions may be emailed to zcnhscholarships@gmail.com 

Young Women in Public Affairs Application

YWPAApplication2020 (pdf)

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YWPADirections2020 (pdf)

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Scholarships

Jane M Klausman

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The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to  women studying business or business-related programs at the  undergraduate or Master’s level and who have demonstrated outstanding  potential in the field. The Zonta Club of Newport Harbor offers a  scholarship of $1000 and submits the recipient’s application to Zonta  District 9. The Zonta Districts award a scholarship to one recipient and  submits the recipient’s application to Zonta International, who in  turn, awards additional scholarships. The scholarship may be used at any  university, college or institute offering accredited courses and  degrees.

Application available in Spring 2020.

Young Women in Public Affairs

  

The Young Women in Public Affairs Award recognizes young women ages 16 - 19 who demonstrate superior leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes. The YWPA Award encourages young women to continue their participation in public and political life, community service and volunteerism, and especially volunteer leadership achievements that are dedicated to empowering women. 

Amelia Earhart Fellowships

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 The Amelia Earhart Fellowships are given out at Zonta International  level only. The individual clubs do not award these fellows. Each year  the Zonta “Areas” host an Amelia Earhart Luncheon to honor local AE  Fellowship winners. The Zonta Club of Newport Harbor is part of Zonta  District 9, Area 4 

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