2014 Young Women in Public Affairs
Recognizing Young Women for their Demonstrated Leadership
Skills & Commitment to Public Service
Women of any nationality, who are ages 16-19 by April 1st, studying and living, or working in a Zonta district/region and demonstrate evidence of the following, are eligible to apply. Note that applicants from geographic areas where no clubs are located will be considered and also eligible to apply for the District/Region Award.
2014 YWPA flyer: 2014 Young Women in Public Affairs Flyer
2014 Application PDF: 2014 YWPA Awards Application
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Zonta Club of Austin
PO Box 9896
Austin, TX 78766
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
February 17, 2014
One applicant from each club recommended for District/Region Award.
One recipient per district/region receives District/Region Award of US$1,000 and application is submitted to be considered for an International Award.
Ten District/Region Award recipients receive an additional US$4,000 International Award.
More about Zonta:
Zonta International is a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women. Nearly 33,000 members belong to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 68 countries and geographic areas.
The Zonta Club of Austin was organized on May 30, 1951. The club provides service to the Austin community by funding services that help women and children; provides scholarships to young women in business, public affairs, and contributes to graduate level fellowships for women in Areo-space engineering fields. The club also raises money for International service projects to advance the status of women worldwide.
Zonta International and it's member clubs seek to:
Provide service globally and locally
Improve the legal, political, economic, health, educational and professional status of women
Work for the advancement of understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of executives in business and the professions
Promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms
Be united internationally to foster high ethical standards, implement service programs, and provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations and the universe