Scholarship/Woman of the Year

Our Programs of Education

Zonta is dedicated to achieving gender equality in education and supports scholarships, fellowships and awards for women and girls pursuing education and careers in these traditionally male-dominated fields.

Presque Isle County Scholarships

  • (1) $1,000 Young Woman in Business, given to a high school senior.
  • (1) $1,000 Young Woman (General Academics), given to a high school senior.
  • (1) $1,000 Woman of Non-Traditional Continuing Education, given to someone pursuing an education or a continuation of education.

International Scholarships

Zonta annually awards up to 35 Fellowships of US$10,000 each to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences.

Zonta helps women pursuing undergraduate and master’s degrees in business management with 32 scholarships of US$2,000 each and an additional six scholarships of US$8,000 each annually.

Zonta encourages women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in technology in a new pilot program introduced in 2019.

Zonta recognizes young women for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service with 32 awards of US$1,500 each and 10 additional awards of US$5,000 each annually.

Past ‘Local’ Scholarship Recipients

Woman of the Year

To be selected as Zonta Club’s Woman of the Year, you must not be a member of Zonta Club, you must go above and beyond in volunteering in your community, and you must be dedicated to selflessly working for others.

Past Woman of the Year Recipients