Young Women in Public Affairs

The Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland is seeking applications for the 2020 Zontal International Young Women in Public Affairs Award Program . Applications must be received by Februray 24, 2020. Please mails applications and support documents to Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland, c/o Erma Barron, P.O Box 187; GlennDale, Maryland 20769.

The Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award is designed to encourage young women between the ages of 16-19 to participate in public affairs by recognizing the following:

  • Commitment to the volunteer sector
  • Evidence of volunteer leadership achievement
  • Dedication to empowering women (girls) worldwide through service and advocacy

The award levels are between $250 and $4000.

  • The local Zonta Club Mid- Maryland will award a first-place award of $500, and a second-place award of $250.
  • District / region award winner, which are selected from local club applicants, will receive awards of $1500.
  • 10 international recipients, which are selected from district/region applicants, will receive awards of $4000.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Young woman aged 16-19 on April 1, 2020
  • Applicants are eligible to apply if they can demonstrate the following:
  • 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 for Zonta International mission of empowering woman worldwide through service and advocacy.

A PDF of the application may be downloaded from the Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland’s website: http://www.zontaclubofmid-maryland.org/ywpa. The following must be submitted with the application:

  • Letter from school/ institute official with verification of current enrollment, or
  • Letter from employer stating employment (if applicable)
  • Two confidential recommendations from adults, not related to applicant, such as teachers, school officials / employee supervisors or community leaders

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The Zonta Club of Mid-Maryland looks forward to receiving eligible applications and awarding the Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Award to two, well-deserving young women.

Please contact Erma Barron at [email protected] if you have any questions regarding this award program.

Information about Young Women in Public Affairs Award can be found at website link: https://foundation.zonta.org/YWPAAward