Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships
Course(s) Offered: Business Management
Course Level: Undergraduate, Graduate (masters)
Provider: Zonta International
Country to Study in: Any country
The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is an annual award offered to women in different parts of the world by the Zonta International Club.
Established in 1998 and awarded annually ever since, the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship awards target women pursuing undergraduate or Master’s degrees in business management.
The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels.
Women pursuing a business or business-related degree who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field are eligible.
Online students are also eligible.
Members and employees of Zonta International or the Zonta International Foundation are not eligible to apply for the Scholarships.
Women from ANY COUNTRY of the world (in which Zonta international club has presence).
Eligible African Countries:
In Africa, Zonta international club currently has presence in:
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Mongolia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo
Any university, college or institution offering accredited business courses and degrees
Fields of study
Any approved/accredited courses and degrees in the field of business or business-related programs
Number of awards
Not specified, but twelve (12) international level and several district/region level awards will be given.
Since the program’s inception, Zonta has awarded more than 350 scholarships to women from 44 countries.
This is a onetime financial aid
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.
Method of Application
The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program operates at the club, district/region and international levels of Zonta International. To apply, please contact the Zonta club nearest you.
Applicants must be nominated by a local Zonta club. 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.
Applications for the 2016 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships is available from January 2016.
Applications must be completed and presented to Zonta clubs according to the club’s assigned deadline. Please contact your local club for application deadline.
A club recipient is selected, and the application is presented to the Governor/Region South America Representative by 1 July 2016. The district/region recipient is selected, and the application is presented to Zonta International Headquarters by 1 September 2016.
International recipients will be contacted by their Zonta club leader by mid October 2016.
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.
Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are made possible through investment income generated by the Klausman bequest, and by generous contributions from Zontians, Zonta clubs and friends of Zonta.
Application Deadline: 1 July 2016
Open to International students: Yes