Zonta Interational offers three international awards that are promoted at district and club levels.
Amelia Earhart Fellowships
Amelia Earhart was a Zontian and this remarkable woman is honoured through the Amelia Earhart Fellowships
for women pursuing PhD/doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and engineering. Applications are
made directly to Zonta International and close in November each year. The Fellowships, worth US$10,000 each
are awarded to 35 Fellows around the globe each year. The District 23 Coordinator is Adrienne Williams.
Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarships
The Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarships help women pursue undergraduate and Master's
degrees in business management. Applications are usually made in May through local Zonta Clubs. Individual
or groups of clubs may provide awards and in addition a US$1,000 award is provided at the district level and a
further 12 international scholarships valued at $7,000 each are provided at the international level. The District 23
Coordinator is Wendy Quinn.
Young Women in Public Affairs Awards
The Young Women in Public Affairs awardsprogram recognises young women aged 16-19 (i.e. pre-university)
who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organisations.
Applications are made by mid March to the local Zonta Club with winners' applications being forwarded for
consideration of a District award of US$1,000 and 10 international awards of US$4,000 each. The District 23
Coordinator is Joanne Metzger.
2012 and 2014 ZI Amelia Earhart
2014 D23 Jane M Klausman
2014 District 23 YWPA
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