The Zonta Club of Hervey Bay supports the advancement of women in our community by recognizing their contributions. Every year, the Club sends its nominations to the following awards programs:

AMELIA EARHART FELLOWSHIPS

Established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. The Fellowship of US$10,000, awarded to 35 Fellows around the globe each year, may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in these fields. Read more…

 

JANE M KLAUSMAN WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS

Established in 1998 from a generous bequest by Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York USA, and the 1990-1995 Zonta International Parliamentarian, the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or master’s degrees in business management. The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district/region level and twelve international scholarships in the amount of US$7,000 each.  Read more…

 

YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARDS

Established in 1990 by Past International President Leneen Forde, the Young Women in Public Affairs Award honors young women of age 16 to 19, who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations. The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients, and district/region and international awards are funded by the Zonta International Foundation. District recipients receive US$1,000, and ten international recipients are selected from the district/region recipients to receive awards of US$4,000 each. Read more…

 

 Zonta members Merryn Napier and Jane flank outstanding Xavier Catholic College Year 12 student Meg Moore, a nominee for the region’s 2013 Young Women in Public Affairs Award.
 Former Zonta Club of Hervey Bay president Merryn Napier and Patricia Harvey, Winner  of the 2011 Quite Achiever Award.

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