Zonta Club of Blackall Range - Young Women in Public Affairs Award

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Zonta Club of Blackall Range - Young Women in Public Affairs Award


Applications are now open for 2020. Applications close on 31 January 2020.

To assist female students who choose study leading into the possibility of a career in political or public life.

The award was established to encourage female students to consider careers or to seek leadership positions in social and policy making areas in order to benefit their communities.

  • Women, aged 16-19 on 1st April each year
  • The applicant should be resident in the Blackall Range area
  • 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’s mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.
Selection criteria
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Commitment to service for the community
  • Future study should lead into the possibility of a career in political or public life
Number available


Download the 2020 Application form available on the Zonta International website. Direct link to the application form:  2020 Application Form Applicants must include the following supporting documentation with their application:
  •  Completion of the official application (may be downloaded from the Zonta International website, www.zonta.org).
  •  Verification of current enrollment by school/institute official (if applicable), or
  •  Letter from employer stating employment (if applicable).
  •  Two confidential recommendations from adults, not related to the applicant, such as teachers, school officials/employee supervisors or community leaders.
Supporting documentation not requested will not be considered. How to lodge your application: Save your document and email it to scholarship@zontablackallrange.org.au  no later than the application closing date of 31 January 2020. Previous recipients may not apply.
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