Established in 1990 by Past International President Leneen Forde, Zonta has given 971 awards, $1,109,250 to 819 young women from 58 countries. The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients, and district/region and international awards are funded by the Zonta International Foundation. District recipients receive $1,500, and 10 international recipients are selected from the district/region recipients to receive awards of $5,000 each. Applicants must be female, aged 16-19 on April 1st each year, studying at a secondary school, college or university in a Zonta district/region, or who are studying elsewhere but are citizens of a Zonta country. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.