Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs

March 15, 2025
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

Zonta Club of Milwaukee scholarships are open, and promoted, to students in the six-county greater Milwaukee metro area (Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Racine, and Kenosha counties). Aimed at young women ages 16 to 19, the goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award Program is to encourage young women to pursue careers or seek leadership positions in public policy making, government, and volunteer organizations and further their education with these aims in view.

Scholarship Details

  • Targeted at young women ages 16 to 19 interested in public affairs
  • $2,000 award from the Zonta Club of Milwaukee plus a chance for an additional $5,000 international award
  • Focus on volunteerism, leadership, and empowerment of women worldwide

Eligibility Criteria

  • Young women aged 16 to 19
  • Commitment to volunteer service and leadership achievements
  • Dedication to empowering women through service and advocacy
  • Residency in the six-county greater Milwaukee metro area for local scholarship eligibility

Application Process

  1. Access the application form for the Young Women in Public Affairs Award
  2. Complete the application with details of volunteer service, leadership achievements, and advocacy efforts
  3. Submit the completed application by the deadline, March 15

Applicants must show their commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. The Zonta Club of Milwaukee awards one $2,000 scholarship and forwards the winner’s application on to Zonta District 6, which may submit one application for consideration of one of 37 Zonta International awards of $5,000 each.

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