ZONTA Club of Hilo Scholarship Opportunity
Deadline for application is March 15, 2021
Download applications for the Zonta Club of Hilo https://www.zontahilo.org/scholarships-grants/
The Awards Zonta Club of Hilo provides $1000 awards recipients who later may be selected for a district/region award of US $1,500. Ten international recipients are selected from the district/region recipients to receive additional awards of US $5,000 each.
Young Women, aged 16-19 on 1st April each year, living in a Zonta district/region, or who are citizens of a Zonta country, who demonstrate evidence of the following, are eligible to apply:
- Active commitment to volunteerism.
- Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid).
- Volunteer leadership achievements.
- Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs.
- Support for Zonta International’s mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.
The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award Program is to encourage young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing the candidate’s commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. ‘Public affairs’ refers to all aspects of community life where decisions have to be made about issues which relate to and affect those communities in which people work and live. In order for more women to be represented in key decision-making positions worldwide, we must 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.