Scholarships

Amelia Earhart Fellowships

Each year, Zonta Internationalawards AmeliaEarhart Fellowships of US$10,000 to 35 women worldwide who are pursuing

Ph.D.’s/doctoral degrees in aerospace-relatedsciences 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. Our 2017 JMK scholarship recipient is Shelby Schemerhorn, who is an MBA candidate studying healthcare and business at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Baltimore, MD.  Shelby strives for the betterment of the community through mentoring and advocating for women’s equal representation in decision-making positions. 

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 and the candidate goes to the district/regional level, and if successful, contends for one of 10 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
Copyright Zonta Club of Howard County 2016
2017 Young Women in Public Affairs Award Winner Sara Chernikoff

Scholarships

Amelia Earhart Fellowships

Each year, Zonta Internationalawards AmeliaEarhart Fellowships of

US$10,000 to 35 women worldwide who are pursuing Ph.D.’s/doctoral

degrees in aerospace-relatedsciences 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. Our 2017 JMK scholarship recipient is Shelby Schemerhorn, who is an MBA candidate studying healthcare and business at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Baltimore, MD.  Shelby strives for the betterment of the community through mentoring and advocating for women’s equal representation in decision-making positions. 

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 and the candidate goes to the district/regional level, and if successful, contends for one of 10 international awards of US$4,000 each. Go to http://www.zonta.org for application requirements and more information.
Copyright Zonta Club of Howard County 2016
2017 Young Women in Public Affairs Award Winner Sara Chernikoff
Mary Lou Shippe and Karen Jarvis at membership event

Jane M. Klausman

Women in Business Scholarship