- Arlene Davy Memorial Scholarship: Scholarships are given to local single mothers pursuing a bachelor's or associate degree. Applicants must demonstrate need and express career goals. If selected, a $1,000 award will be deposited directly into the student’s school account. The deadline for applications is June 1st. For further information please contact us at: ZontaFortCollins@gmail.com with Arlene Davy in subject line. Click here for the application: arlene_davey_scholarship_application_2023_2_.docx
- Young Women in Public Affairs: YWPA scholarships are awarded to women aged 16 to19 (as of April 1st each year) who demonstrate: an active commitment to volunteerism; leadership in local government, student government or workplace leadership; knowledge of Zonta International and its programs;, and dedication to empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Recipient will receive $250 from the local club and the application will be forwarded to the district level. If selected at district, she will receive $500 and her application will be forwarded to Zonta International. At the international level, ten recipients will receive $5,000 each. The deadline for applications is March 1. For more information and application go to: www.zonta.org/Global-Impact/Education/Young-Women-in-Public-Affairs-Award.aspx.
- Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship: Women in the second year of undergraduate studies through the final year of a master’s program in business are eligible for this scholarship. Students must be in school at the time the scholarship funds are disbursed and must not graduate before April. Applications must be received by the local club and if selected, will receive $1000 and their application will be forwarded to district. If selected as the District winner, the applicant will receive a scholarship of $1000 from the district and a $5000 scholarship from Zonta International. The deadline for applications is June 1. For more information and application go to: https://zonta.org/Web/Programs/Education/Women_in_Business_Scholarship.aspx
- Women in STEM Scholarship: Women of any age and nationality, pursuing a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) degree program at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field and are living or studying in a Zonta district/region, are eligible. Online students are also eligible to apply if enrolled at an accredited university/college/institute. Students must be 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. Applicants must be in school at the time the scholarship funds are disbursed and must not graduate before April 2024. Previous district and international Women in Technology Scholarship recipients may not apply for the Women in STEM Scholarship. Applicants for the 2023 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship may not also apply for the 2023 Women in STEM Scholarship. Applications must be received by the local club and if selected, will receive $1000 and their application will be forwarded to District 12. If selected as the District winner, the applicant will receive a scholarship of $1000 from the district and a $5000 scholarship from Zonta International. The deadline for applications is June 1. For more information and application go to: www.zonta.org/Web/Our_Programs/Education/Women_in_STEM_Scholarship/Web/Programs/Education/Women_in_STEM_Scholarship.aspx?hkey=93b52ab5-ef2f-401b-8774-b6143ad02da1
General Application Information
- Mail physical applications to Zonta Club of Fort Collins: P.O. Box 272914, Fort Collins, CO 80527, or email a copy to ZontaFortCollins@gmail.com with scholarship name in the subject line. Hard copy or digital copy must be received on or before the deadline date.
- If you have any questions about any of the awards or scholarships please email us at: ZontaFortCollins@gmail.com with Scholarship in subject line.
The annual scholarship award winners are invited and encouraged to attend a Zonta Club of Fort Collins meeting to be recognized. You will be informed of date and time
Arlene Davy Scholarship winners: YWPA Scholarship winners: Jane M. Klausman winners:
2004 - Jennifer Flint 2012 - Jenette Yanez - D12 Award of Distinction 2016 - Tamara Mack
2005 - Athena Krein 2013 - Devon Miller 2018 - Ujunwa Okeke
2006 - Tanay Estrada 2014 - Siyu Wu 2022 - Colleen Kennedy
2007 - Tanay Estrada 2016 - Asmita Jha
2008 - Pricilla Hagedom 2017 - Kaitlyn Henderson
2010 - Jessica Waechter and Merinda Caypers
2011 - Jessica Hines
2012 - Deborah Gyang and Tracey Taylor
2013 - Doreen Kern and Suzanne Dunlap
2014 - Amy Myhre and Monica Zarling
2018 - Emily Schwellenback
2018 - Mariah Kennell
2019 - Portia Cook
2020 - Iman Al Khafaji, Ashley Romance, Brisa Simmons, Latina McCoy, Portia Cook
2021 - Iman Al Khafaji, Michelle Oberstar, Elizabeth Post, Sarah Jensen
An event to honor our scholarship winners is held each year at a Zonta Club meeting. We announce our awardees on our Scholarship webpage as well.
If you would like to help us in our support of single Mom's with scholarships we invite you to consider being a sponsor for our 'Meet The Author' event. We also have an opportunity for a business and/or an individual to be an Annual Scholarship Sponsor. Please contact us for further information at our email address: ZontaFortCollins@gmail.com