The Zonta Club of the Joliet Area is a proud sponsor of the following scholarships. Contact or call (815) 258-5372 for further information.

  • Young Women in Public Affairs Award Young women ages 16 through 19 are eligible to apply, regardless of area of study. The local club awards two $1,000 scholarships.  Applications must be submitted by the February 22, 2017 deadline.  Contact Dr. Cheryl McCarthy with questions at
    YWPA Scholarship Application
    YWPA Scholarship Evaluation Selection Criteria
    YWPA Promotional Poster 
  • Jane M. Klausman Scholarship Awarded to a woman that is returning to college or pursuing an advanced degree. The candidate must be seeking a degree in the business field. Zonta Club of Joliet will award one scholarship in the amount of $750.
    Jane M. Klausman 2016-2017 Scholarship Application
    Jane M. Klausman Scholarship Evaluation Criteria

    Emma L. Conlon Service Awards for Z Clubs
    The Emma L. Conlon Service Awards for Z clubs and Golden Z clubs recognize those clubs whose projects and programs best express the ideals of Zonta International through local and international service and advocacy to empower women worldwide. First place clubs receive US$1,000; second place clubs receive US$500; and third place clubs receive US$250. The award money is to be used for the clubs’ service projects.
    Emma Conlon Application for Z Clubs