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The Zonta Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is a Zonta International program funded by contributions to the Zonta International Foundation. Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.


Important dates

Opens: 17-03-2020 Closes: 29-05-2020

Applies to

Undergraduate Postgraduate Coursework

At a glance

This scholarship is available to women of any age, pursuing a business program with major field of specialization in accounting, economics, finance, business management, marketing, operations management, human resources management, international business, or entrepreneurship, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field and are living or studying in a Zonta district/region, are eligible.

The scholarship is awarded at three levels:
Area 3 (Western Australia): $1,500
District 23 (certain states of Australia): US$2000
International: US$8000
A student winning the Area Level is eligible for the District and the winner of the District Level is eligible for the international prize. One application is needed. The last two WA winners also won the District Level award.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • Be undertaking a business and/or business-related program.
  • 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 to the local Zonta club or district.
  • Applicants must still be attending school at the time the scholarship funds are disbursed to receive this scholarship.
  • Must submit the Zonta International verification of current enrolment form with application materials. Acceptance letters are not verification of enrolment and will not be accepted.
  • Achieved an outstanding academic record during her academic studies, including business subjects.
  • Demonstrated initiative, ambition and commitment to pursuing a career in business.

How to apply

Download the application form and forward completed applications to secretary@zontaperthns.org.au

For more information

Please email all enquiries to Bev McNamara

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