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Jane M Klausman
Women in Business Scholarship

Zonta Club of Singapore is a service organization of women executives in business and the professions. Information on the work of our club can be found at www.zonta-singapore.org/. It is also part of a worldwide network: Zonta International: www.zonta.org

Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 30,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 63 countries and geographic areas, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta's mission and objectives, which include:

 

Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

This year, the Zonta Club of Singapore is hoping to recommend a Singapore candidate to the Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship offered to undergraduate women in business studies.

Application for the Scholarship is now open.

Scholarship Description

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 and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district level and twelve international scholarships in the amount of US$5,000 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.

Eligibility

Women pursuing a business or business-related degree who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field are eligible. Online students are also eligible.  However, members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are not eligible to apply for the Scholarships.

Application Process

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program operates at the club, district and international levels of Zonta International. Applicants must be nominated by a local Zonta club. Applications selected by Zonta clubs are sent to their respective Zonta governors. A district evaluating committee selects one applicant per district to submit to Zonta International Headquarters. The Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Committee selects twelve international recipients from the district applicants. Applications for the 2014 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are now available.

Application Form

The Application Form can be downloaded here here. It may also be downloaded at the Zonta International website.

Deadline

Applications must be completed and presented to Zonta clubs according to the club's assigned deadline. Applications in Singapore have to be received by the Zonta Club of Singapore before 30 May 2014. A club recipient is selected, and the application is presented to the governor by 1 July 2014. The district recipient is selected, and the application is presented to Zonta International Headquarters by 1 September 2014. International recipients will be contacted by their Zonta club leader by mid October 2014.

For applicants in Singapore, please send completed applications to