Award that honors young women ages 16 to 19, who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government, and volunteer organizations. The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region, and the international levels. Zonta Club of Dallas provides an award of US$1,000 for our club’s recipient and forwards her application on the district/region. The district/region recipient receives US$1,000, and ten international recipients are selected from the district/region recipients to receive awards of US$4,000 each.
Women of any nationality who are students age 16-19 on April 1st 2014, studying and living in a Zonta district/region, and who demonstrate evidence of the following are eligible to apply:
Active commitment to volunteerism
Experience in local or student government
Volunteer leadership achievements
Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs
Advocating in Zonta International's mission of advancing the status of women worldwide
The application process begins with Zonta Club of Dallas. The deadline for me to receive all application materials is March 1st, 2014. Zonta Club of Dallas will select one application to send to the district governor/region representative. A district/region evaluating committee reviews the applications and selects one applicant per district/region to submit to Zonta International Headquarters. The Zonta International YWPA Award Committee recommends ten international recipients from the district/region applications to the Zonta International Board. After approval by the Zonta International Board, the Zonta International Foundation provides awards and certificates to the district/region, and international recipients.
The Josie Washington Memorial Scholarship (in the amount of $1000.00) will be awarded to a high school senior who has contributed outstanding service to the Dallas community.
The Fairrilla E. White Scholarship (in the amount of $1000.00) is anacademic-based scholarship for young ladies only.
The Juanita Buchanan Scholarship (in the amount of $1000.00) is an academic-based scholarship for high school students enrolled in dual credit college classes as well as undergraduate students matriculating in a metroplex university or college.
The Technology Scholarship (in the amount of a technology bundle) will be awarded to a high school senior in need of technology for college.
The Storks Nest Scholarship (in the amount of $1000) will be awarded to a high school senior who has completed the Kappa Zeta Storks Nest program.(parenting program).
The Miss Blue Revue Scholarship Program