The first of these is Zonta Internationalís - Young Women in
Public Affairs and the second is Zonta Club of Lincolnís - Womenís
Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA)
The goal of the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Program is to
encourage more young women to participate in public affairs by
recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of
volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to the
advancement of the status of women.
The YWPA Scholarship is open to women of age 16 Ė 19 and living or
studying in a Zonta district at the time the application is
submitted to the district. They DO NOT have to be Logan County
residents to apply. Students applying need to demonstrate the
- Active commitment to volunteerism.
- Experience in local or student government.
- Volunteer leadership achievements.
- Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs.
- Advocating in Zonta Internationalís mission of advancing the
status of women worldwide.
Zonta Club of Lincoln will offer the local winner no less
than $300 and the recipient will have an opportunity to compete
on a District level for a $1,000 award. International winners
are chosen from District recipients to receive awards of $3,000
Applications for the YWPA Scholarship are available at Logan
County High Schools, Colleges and Universities as well as on the
Zonta International website of
Please note the application deadline for our local award
is March 5, 2016.
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Womenís Career Scholarship
The second scholarship being
offered is the Womenís Career Scholarship which is open to any Logan
County woman. The school to be attended need not be an Illinois
institution; however, it must be accredited or recognized as an
approved program in the field of study. Top candidates will be
selected based on merit, activities, leadership, honors, awards, and
need. Awards are offered on a one academic year basis and applicants
can reapply year after year. Students having less than one academic
year remaining until graduation are not eligible for consideration.
Applications are available again at local High Schools, Colleges and
University guidance offices.
Deadline for this scholarship application is April 2, 2016.
For more information or to obtain either application please contact
Patricia Quint, Chairman, Zonta Club of Lincoln Scholarship
Committee, 9 Forest Hills Drive, Lincoln, IL 62656, 217-737-6856.
Email: awesomemum @hotmail.com.
The applications can be emailed to you.
[Patricia Quint, Vice President,