Scholarships

Zonta Club of Annapolis Scholarship (deadline May 2)

For the 2022-2023 school year, the Zonta Club of Annapolis (ZCOA) will be awarding up to two (2) $1,500 scholarships for post-secondary school education. The scholarships are open to women of all ages and areas of study. The application deadline is May 2, 2022. Download a copy of the application below. For more information, please email vgspencer@aacc.edu.


Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWIPA) (Closed for 2022, check back next year)

The Zonta Club of Annapolis (ZCOA) participates in Zonta International’s Young Women in Public Affairs (YWIPA) Award program. This award recognizes commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements, and dedication to empowering women worldwide.

Young women who, on April 1, 2022, are ages 16 – 19 are eligible to apply. The club will select one application to forward to the District for consideration for the District and International awards.

The due date for completed applications is March 1, 2022. Applications must be emailed or postmarked no later than March 1, 2022. Applications should be emailed to vgspencer@aacc.edu. Please email vgspencer@aacc.edu for the mailing address for paper applications. The application can be viewed and downloaded from the Zonta International website at the following link. YWIPA Application The application and additional information about eligibility can be found on the ZI website at the following link. YWIPA Info


Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship (deadline July 15, 2022)

The Zonta Club of Annapolis (ZCOA) participates in Zonta International’s Jane M Klausman Women in Business scholarship program. This program provides scholarships to women pursuing post-secondary education in a business-related area. Scholarship applications are accepted in the spring of each year, with selection and awards made in late fall.

The ZCOA participates in this program by accepting and evaluating applications from qualified students. One application is forwarded to the District for further evaluation. Applications for the upcoming year are posted on the ZI website in January or February of the award year. Additional information and a copy of the application is available on the ZI website at the following link. Jane M Klausman Info

The due date for completed applications is July 15, 2022. Applications must be emailed or postmarked no later than July 15, 2022. Email applications are preferred. Applications should be emailed to vgspencer@aacc.edu. Please email vgspencer@aacc.edu for the mailing address for paper applications.


Amelia Earhart Scholarship (deadline November 15)

Annually, the Zonta Foundation for Women awards thirty-five $10,000 fellowships to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. Applications are due November 15 of each years and awards are made the following April. Additional information is available on the ZI website at the following link. Amelia Earhart Info. Applications are submitted directly to Zonta International.