ZZonta Scholarships 

Please click the link on each scholarship for specific criteria and details. 

Due March 5, 2021

Pre-college women (ages 16-19 as of April 1, 2021) in Linn and Benton counties are eligible for the Young Women in Public Affairs Award offered by the Zonta Club of Corvallis.   This $1,500.00 scholarship is given to encourage young women students to enter careers in public affairs, public policy and community organizations. Eligibility criteria includes demonstration of superior leadership skills, commitment to community service and civic causes, and dedication to the advancement of the status of women. 

 

Application to the Zonta Club of Corvallis scholarship also allows the winner of that award to be automatically submitted for consideration of our District 8 award of $1,500.00. The Winner of the District scholarship is then automatically eligible for one of the ten Zonta International Scholarships of $4,000.00.

Due April 16, 2021

The Elbert and Velma Starns Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student at LBCC who has taken at least a one year break in their education but who has resumed studies. Preference given to older-than-average students with family obligations. See application for specific criteria. 

Due April 5, 2021

The Rusnak Scholarship and up to 10 Zonta Club STEM scholarships. These scholarships are earmarked for female students at OSU who have junior or senior standing entering 2021 Fall Term and  are focused on a career in science, technology, engineering or math.  LBCC students who are transferring to OSU in the fall of 2021 with junior or senior standing and meet other qualification criteria are eligible to apply. 

Due April 5, 2021

The Grateful Nation Scholarship will be awarded to a female OSU undergraduate or graduate student (or a Degree Partnership undergraduate) who has served in one of the armed branches of the U.S. military since September 10, 2001

Due April 16, 2021

Two scholarships, $1,500 each are being offered. Applicants must be committed to a career in a technology field. First consideration will be to a woman entering a field or profession where women are underrepresented. Must be currently enrolled female student at Linn-Benton Community College with one of the following majors: Career Technical Education; Civil Engineering Technology; Computer Aided Design & Drafting; Construction and Forestry Equipment Technology; Criminal Justice; Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology; Machine Tool Technology; Mechatronics/Industrial Automation Technology; Network Systems Administration; Non-Destructive Test and Evaluation; Social Media Specialist; Visual Communication; Water, Environment and Technology; Web/Database Technology; or Welding and Fabrication Technology.

Due April 16, 2021

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student at LBCC or OSU who has taken at least a one year break in their education but who has resumed studies. Preference given to older-than-average students with family obligations. See application for specific criteria. 

Due April 5, 2021

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women undertaking business studies who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. Zonta International offers up to 32 scholarships of US$2,000 each at the district/region level and six international scholarships in the amount of US$8,000 each. Any woman undertaking a business program at an accredited university/college/ institute, including online students, in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a Master’s program at the time the application is submitted to the local Zonta club, is eligible to apply. In addition to Zonta Internationals requirements, applicants must currently be residing in Oregon and enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits at OSU or LBCC. 

Due April 16, 2021

A $1500 scholarships is being offered in memory of Kathleen F. and Edward H. Heath, both were educators and supporters of Zonta and its mission. This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student at LBCC who has taken at least a one year break in their education but who has resumed studies. Preference given to older-than-average students with family obligations. See application for specific criteria. 

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Interested in becoming a member? 

Contact us at ZontaCorvallis@gmail.com

​Mailing Address: 

Zonta Club of Corvallis

PO Box 792, Corvallis, OR 97339

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