The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women undertaking business studies who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. The Scholarship may be used at any university, college or institute offering accredited courses and degrees.
Who is Eligible?
Women of any age, pursuing a business program with major field of specialization in accounting, economics, 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 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 still be in school at the time the scholarship funds are disbursed and must not graduate before December 2021. Previous International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship recipients may not apply to renew the Scholarship for a second year.
Applications begin at the local club level. Recipients of the Zonta Newport Harbor JMK Scholarship receive $1,000 and are then promoted to the district level.
Our club application is currently open, with all applications due by July 30th. Please download the application and instructions below for more information and details about how to apply.
If you have any questions or need assistance in completing your application, please email - firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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. Applications are closed for 2021.
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