437. Grants Pass Zonta Foundation Memorial Scholarship – Additional Essay Required


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  • Award: One $1500 renewable award up to four years totaling $6,000
  • Eligibility: Graduating senior from Josephine County
  • GPA: 3.0 and above
  • Selection Criteria: Female student of academic promise who has a passion in something and wants to grow that level of excitement with plans to continue education after high school.
  • Additional Requirement: Must answer an additional essay question as a part of their application (up to 500 words): We are wanting to know what excites you about continuing on with your education. Tell us what you are planning to study after high school. Why is this field something you are passionate about?
  • Use of Funds: Any two or four-year accredited college, university or technical school of applicant’s choice. Scholarship checks are mailed directly to the recipients’ college or university for payment of tuition and fees. The scholarship must be requested and used in the next academic year following its award. Students must be registered for 12 or more credits (full-time vs. part-time) each quarter or semester.
  • Renewal Process: Students are eligible for renewal if a minimum 3.0 GPA is maintained.  Include an unofficial transcript for academic year just completed. It should clearly include your name, school name, school’s mailing address and student ID number. Also, provide college registration documentation for the new academic year with your renewal request.
  • About the Scholarship: Established in 2016 by the Zonta Foundation and Zonta Club of Grants Pass, the club’s mission is to improve women’s lives through service and advocacy. The Grants Pass Zonta Foundation Memorial Scholarship honors past Zontians who died while active members of Zonta Club of Grants Pass.