Zonta International Foundation Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Scholarships of $1,000 to $7,000 for women pursuing degrees related to business management

Established in 1998 from a generous bequest by Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York USA, and the 1990-1995 Zonta International Parliamentarian, the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or master's degrees in business management.

The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district/region level and twelve international scholarships in the amount of US$7,000 each. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded annually and may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees.

Deadline Information

Final Zonta deadline (local clubs will have an earlier deadline): Sunday, September 1, 2019

Eligibility Requirements

Women pursuing a business or business-related degree who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field are eligible. 

Application Process

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program operates at the club, district/region and international levels of Zonta International - interested students should contact the nearest Zonta club. 

Applicants must be nominated by a local Zonta club, and applications selected by Zonta clubs are sent to their respective Zonta Governors/Region South America Representative. A district/region evaluating committee selects one applicant per district/region to submit to Zonta International Headquarters.  The Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Committee selects twelve international recipients from the district/region applicants.

Information about the Zonta Club of Chicago can be found here.