Zonta Club of Johnson County, Kansas Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide scholarships to encourage more young women to seek post-secondary education with plans to participate in public and political life by recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements, international awareness and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women.

Eligibility: 

Students eligible for assistance must:

  • Be a resident of Johnson County, Kansas, or a surrounding county, including Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Douglas, Miami, and Franklin, at the time of application;
  • Be a graduating senior and on track to graduate during the academic year in which application is made;
  • Be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States;
  • Demonstrate a 3.0 or greater cumulative GPA;
  • Plan to enroll on a full-time basis, beginning within one year of the date the scholarship is awarded;
  • Demonstrate experience in local or student government;
  • Be knowledgeable of Zonta International and its programs;
  • Demonstrate evidence of advocating on behalf of Zonta International’s mission to advance the status of women worldwide;
  • Provide two confidential letters of reference from adults who are not related to the applicant; and
  • Submit a complete application with verification of current enrollment by the school district via email to scholarships@growyourgiving.org
Amount: 
Up to $1,000.00 non-renewable award; may be used to cover tuition, fees, or other school expenses.
Deadline: 
March 1
Contact: 
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (scholarships@growyourgiving.org)