Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2018

Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2018

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2018… Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2018

Zonta

Because Zonta International believes that young women are the key to women’s advancement in the field of public service, it offers the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award, which recognizes young women, ages 16-19, for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.

  • Type: Award
  • Offered annually? Yes
  • Award Provider: YWPA Awards are made possible by generous contributions to the Zonta International Foundation Young Women in Public Affairs Award Fund.
  • Eligible Countries: Countries with operational Zonta clubs
  • To be taken at (Region): Zonta clubs, districts/regions and international.

Programme Description: Established in 1990 by Past International President Leneen Forde, Zonta has given 804 awards (includes international awards), totalling US$764,750, to 692 young women representing 54 countries.

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 10 international recipients are selected from the district/region recipients to receive awards of US$4,000 each.

Eligibility

Eligibility: Women, ages 16-19 on 1 April each year, living in a Zonta district/region, or a citizen of a Zonta country, who demonstrate evidence of the following, are eligible to apply.

  • Active commitment to volunteerism.
  • Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid).
  • Volunteer leadership achievements.
  • Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs.
  • Support in Zonta International’s mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Applicants from geographic areas within a Zonta district/region where no clubs are located will be considered and eligible to apply for the district/region Award. Z and Golden Z club members are also eligible to apply. Classified members and employees of Zonta International and Zonta International Foundation, and their family members, are not eligible to apply for the Awards.

Application Description

Application From – How to Apply: The application must start with a Zonta club. All application materials must be received at a Zonta club by the printed deadline. Zonta clubs select one application to send to the district governor/region representative. A district/region evaluating committee reviews the applications and selects one applicant per district/region to submit to Zonta International Headquarters.

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To download the 2019 YWPA Award application, click here.

Application Deadline

Application Deadline: Applications for the 2018 Young Women in Public Affairs Award must be received by the assigned deadline that is declared by the applicant’s local Zonta club. The 2018 recipients will be chosen by 1 July 2018.

For More Information:

Click Here to the Official Webpage of Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2018 for more information.

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