Awards

International Service Fund Projects

Zonta Club of Hobart contributes to Zonta International projects and awards that recognise the efforts of women and girls in an array of areas, which are listed below:

Amelia Earhart

Women pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree, who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering, are eligible and encouraged to apply for this award. For a full list of the eligibility and application requirements, can be found on the Zonta International website. Fellowship of US$10,000 is awarded annually to 35 talented women, pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering around the globe.

Jane Klausman Women in Business

Women of any age, pursuing an accredited business or business-related program who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field, are eligible and encouraged to apply. For a full list of the eligibility and application requirements, please refer to the application which can be found on the Zonta International website.  Twelve (12) international scholarships of US$7,000 each and up to 32 district/region scholarships of US$1,000 each are awarded each year.

Young Women in Public Affairs

This Award recognizes young women, ages 16-19, who demonstrate superior leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life. For a full list of the eligibility and application requirements, please refer to the application on the Zonta International website. Ten (10) international scholarships of US$4,000 each and up to 32 district/region scholarships of US$1,000 each are awarded each year.

Women in technology

The world economy continues to leverage and build upon the digital revolution, and industry is becoming critically dependent on information technology.  Further, these developments are increasingly disrupting society and familiar social processes.  Women, however, are still largely under represented in decisions about information technology.  To create a world in which men and women have equal opportunities, women need to have an active role in the field of information technology and access to leadership roles such as chief information officers and chief technology officers.  Zonta International is pleased to support the Zonta International Women in Technology Scholarship to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in information technology.

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