Amanda Ameson Wins Women in Business Scholarship 2018

Amanda is a senior at Humboldt State University in Northern California and majoring in Business Finance. She will be receiving her bachelor’s degree this year.  She has won various prestigious Scholarships from Humboldt Area Foundation and from Fortuna Business Women..  One of her professor gave her a great compliment by saying that “she is studious, organized, and most importantly dedicated to the pursuit of perfection”.  She has been accepted into the UC Davis Master of Professional Accountancy Program this fall.  The Program focuses on pairing students with job opportunities by organizing interviews and preparing them for the CPA exam.

Amanda was not able to attend our Award Event as she is attending school Northern California and was preparing for finals. She will have the opportunity to be considered for another $2,000 award at the District 9 and potentially progress to Zonta International for consideration of one of six awards at $8,000 each.

Jane M. Klausman

Women in Business Scholarship

jmkJane M. Klausman was a professional secretary, parliamentarian and entrepreneur. She knew the challenges faced by women pursuing careers in business and understood the importance of helping women become business leaders.

Jane M. Klausman Scholarships work to support women who demonstrate outstanding potential in business-related fields.

Applicants apply to their local Zonta Club. Club winners progress to District Level, then to International Level. Twelve women will be chosen to receive the $5,000 Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships.

The scholarships may be used at any college, university, or institution for the third or fourth year of study in an accredited program which will result in a business-related degree


Application Process

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program operates at the club, district/region and international levels of Zonta International. To apply, please contact the Zonta club nearest you. Please note that applicants may not apply to more than one Zonta district. Applicants must be nominated by a local Zonta club. Applications selected by Zonta clubs are sent to the respective Zonta governor/regional representative. A district/region evaluating committee selects one applicant per district/region to submit to Zonta International Headquarters. The Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Committee selects 12 international recipients from the district/region applicants.