Young Women in Public Affairs Award- Zonta Club of Grants Pass. Due 3/1/2021

Scholarship

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  • Award: $2,000
  • Eligibility: Young women aged 16-19 by April 1st of the year the award is given out. The applicant needs to reside in Josephine County.
  • Selection Criteria: Young Women who are college/trade school bound and who have an interest in or a passion for issues effecting girls and women in our society and the world. Recipients in the past have demonstrated an active commitment to volunteerism and strong leadership skills.
  • Use of Funds: Scholarship checks are mailed directly to the recipients’ college or university for payment of tuition, books and fees.
  • Application: Apply by completing the JCEF Local Scholarship Application, and email supplemental questions below to jcef@jocoedfund.org.
  • Additional Criteria: Please answer the following questions without going over the maximum word count.
    •  Activities related to your school/workplace. Please include your leadership experience and what you find most rewarding or valuable about your participation in these activities. No more than 200 words. Please provide word count at the end of your answer.
    • Activities not related to your school/workplace. Please describe the activities you participate in as a volunteer that benefit other causes and any leadership roles you have had in those activities. Please include with these activities a description of any experience in local government, international, or other projects. No more than 200 words. Please provide word count at the end of your answer.
    • International Awareness: Please describe the activities which have increased your experience, knowledge, and understanding of other countries and their different customs. No more than 150 words. Please provide word count at the end of your answer.
    • Status of women in your country: Please describe your experience in empowering women through service and advocacy. Are there any issues which hinder women’s empowerment in your country? Describe your ideas for resolving them. No more than 300 words. Please provide word count at the end of your answer.
  • Redemption: Recipient will be contacted directly from Zonta Club of Grants Pass to take care of college or university payment.
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