To learn more about the scholarships Zonta Club of Frederick awards and how to apply, please see below.
2023 YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARD
The Zonta Club of Frederick supports scholarships to local high schools through the Young Women in Public Affairs Project. The Club presents the winner with a $500 scholarship and then the application is sent on to the district level to compete for a $1000 scholarship.
The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Program is to encourage more young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements, and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women. Women of age 16-19 who are living or studying in the Frederick area at the time the application is submitted are eligible to apply.
They must demonstrate evidence of the following:
Active commitment to volunteerism
Experience in local or student government
Volunteer leadership achievements
Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs
Advocating Zonta International’s mission of advancing the
status of women worldwide through service and advocacy
Barbara Stastny, Vice President of the Zonta Club of Frederick, presents a check to 2015 Young Women in Public Affairs Award winner, Medha Reddy