Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Albany is pleased to announce the application process for the 2014 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.

The scholarship is open to all women of any nationality pursuing an undergraduate OR a master’s business degree. The applicant must demonstrate outstanding potential in the field of study.

To apply, the candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • be undertaking a business and/or business-related program at an accredited university/college/institute
  • enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a Master's program at the time the application is submitted. (Applicants must still be attending school to receive this award.)
  • achieved an outstanding academic record during her academic studies, including business-related subjectsd
  • demonstrated initiative, ambition and commitment to pursuing a career in business
  • living or studying in a Zonta region/district
  • The application must be submitted in keyboarded form, with all necessary documentation, electronically to Doreen LaBlanc at JMKZONTAALBANY@aol.com.

Award Levels

Zonta Club of Albany A $750 cash award will be given to the winning application. The winner of the Zonta Club of Albany scholarship will then be automatically submitted to Zonta International District 2 Club’s scholarship competition for consideration of their scholarship award.

Zonta International District 2 Club A $1,000 scholarship will be given to the winning application of the Zonta International District 2 Club. The winner of the Zonta International District 2 Club’s scholarship will then be automatically submitted to the Zonta International Scholarship competition.

Zonta InternationalTwelve $5,000 scholarships are awarded at the International level.

The International Scholarship award of $5,000 may be used for tuition, books or living expenses at any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees.

To apply for the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship, please complete the application which I have included in an electronic file with information about Jane M. Klausman and the Scholarship given annually in her honor. You may also go to Zonta International to obtain a copy of the application.

Please read through the scholarship application information carefully. All required application information must be submitted to be considered for the Scholarship Award at all levels. Applications which are missing required elements or which do not follow required directions will not be considered for the award at any level. Only official applications processed by Zonta Club of Albany will be accepted by Zonta International.

Once again, all applications must be submitted electronically via email to JMKZONTAALBANY@aol.com by April 2, 2014.

The Timeline for the Jane Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

April 2, 2014

Submit the completed application with all documentation in electronic format only to:

JMKZONTAALBANY@aol.com.

Spring 2014

Scholarship applicants receive notification of the Zonta Club of Albany Scholarship recipient. The Scholarship recipient attends a spring Zonta meeting in the Albany area to receive the award.

July 1, 2014

Zonta Club of Albany Scholarship recipient’s application is submitted to Zonta International District 2 Club.

September 1, 2014

Zonta International District 2 Club’s Scholarship recipient’s application is submitted to Zonta International.

Mid October 2014

Announcement of District and International Scholarship recipients.

Should you have any application and/or award questions, email JMKZONTAALBANY@aol.com. Applications are due by April 2, 2014.