Scholarships

Amelia Earhart Fellowships Each year, Zonta International awards Amelia Earhart Fellowships of US $10,000 to 35 women worldwide who are pursuing Ph.D.’s/doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering fields. The Amelia Earhart Fellowship was established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian Amelia Earhart. Go to http://www.zonta.org for requirements and application. The Zonta Club of Howard County supports the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program for women of any age who are studying undergraduate or master’s degrees in business or business-related programs. The recipient of the Howard County Club scholarship then vies for additional scholarship money at the district/regional level (US$1,000) and at the international level (12 international scholarships each US$7,000). More information and the application can be found at http://www.zonta.org.

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Established in 1990, we award the Young Women in Public Affairs Award, a local scholarship to encourage young women, ages 16-

19 years old, to continue their commitment to volunteerism and leadership in public and civic causes. Candidates must be active

in their local or student government and support Zonta International's Mission of Empowering Women Through Service and

Advocacy. There are is a local award, then the candidate goes to the district/regional level, and if successful, contends for one of

ten international awards of US$4,000 each. Go to http://www.zonta.org for application requirements and more information.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

2015 Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellows Elaine Petro, Camli Badrya, and Elena Shrestha
speak to students at a Howard County Club educational program in February 2016.
Copyright Zonta Club of Howard County 2016
Shelby Schemerhorn is our Howard County Club 2017 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Recipient
Copyright Zonta Club of Howard County 2016

Scholarships

Amelia Earhart Fellowships

Each year Zonta International Awards Amelia Earhart Fellowships of US$10,000 to 35 women worldwide who are pursuing PHD’s/doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace- related engineering fields.  The Amelia Earhart Fellowship was established in 1938 to honored the famed pilot and Zontian Amelia Earhart.
Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellows Elaine Petro, Camli Badrya and Elaina Shrestha Speak to students at a Howard County Club educational program in February 2016

Jane M. Klausman Women in

Business Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Howard County supports the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program for women of any age who are studying undergraduate or master’s degrees in business or business related programs.  The recipient of the Howard County scholarship then vies for additional scholarship money at the district/regional level (US$1000), and at the international level (twelve international scholarships at US$7000).  More information and the application can be found at www.zonta.org.
Shelby Schemerhorn is our Howard County Club 2017 Jane M. Klausman Women in Businsess Scholarship recipient

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Established in 1990, we award the Young Women in Public Affairs Award, a local scholarship to encourage young women, ages 16-19 years old, to continue their commitment to volunteerism and leadership in public and civic causes.  Candidates must be active in their local or student government and support Zonta International’s Mission of Empowering Women through Service and Advocacy.   There is a local award, then the candidate goes to the district/ regional level and, if successful, contends for one of the ten international awards of US$4000 each.  Go to http://www.zonta.org  for application requirements and more information.