Scholarships & Awards
Offered Exclusively by the Zonta Club of St. Louis:
Women’s Another Chance
Award program for single mothers who are committed to the pursuit of post-high school education and/or training.
“The Zonta Club of St. Louis took a chance on me when no one else would. Thanks to their continuous support and guidance, I’m breaking generational barriers. I’m one step away from achieving a major educational milestone with Zonta’s support.”
“I am so thankful for the ZONTA Club and their scholarship as I am now one step closer to becoming an Occupational Therapist to help other amputees like myself.”
Sharon Carmody Award for Individuals with Disabilities
Award program for individuals with physical, mental, or learning disabilities to assist with post-high school education or training.
Award programs sponsored by Zonta International:
Jane M. Klausman Women in Business (JMK) Award
A potentially multi-level award program for women pursuing a degree in accounting, economics, business management, or other business fields.
“The JMK award has supported me as a woman, future business leader, and first generation college student. I hope one day to do for others what Zonta has done for me.”
“It often feels like there’s very little support out there for women in STEM, so I am incredibly lucky to receive this support from the Zonta Club of St. Louis.”
Women in Technology (WIT) Award
A new award program created to encourage women to pursue post-high school education, training, or leadership in the field of technology.
Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award
A potentially multi-level award program for young women that are actively involved in volunteering for their communities and/or have participated in local or student government.
“I am honored to have been selected for the 2020 ZONTA Young Women in Public Affairs Award at the local, district, and international levels.”
“Zonta’s global success in empowering women in aerospace stems from passion, dedication, and hard work. I am honored and privileged to be a part of it. Keep going Zonta!”
Amelia Earhart Fellowship
An annual program for women who are pursuing a graduate degree in aerospace sciences or engineering.
Zonta Club of St. Louis Sponsored Awards at Local Universities:
Irene Geer Art Award
This award is made as part of the College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony. The award is made on the personal recommendation of a Professor of Arts – no application necessary.
University of Missouri – St. Louis
Undergraduate Scholarship in Education
Candidates must be Missouri residents and pursuing Teacher Certification.
St. Louis University
Women in Science Scholarship
Candidates must be female and pursuing a degree in science.
Washington University in St. Louis
Award for Business Administration
This award provides financial aid to a junior or senior woman pursuing a degree in Business Administration. This award is made at the University’s discretion – no application necessary.
Goldfarb School of Nursing at
Cornelia Knowles Scholarship
The Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College partners with The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital to enrich the student experience and award scholarships. Applications are provided directly to qualifying students by the Foundation.
(The Zonta Club of St. Louis has assumed responsibility for monitoring this endowed fund for the Zonta Club of St. Louis County, now disbanded).