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Zonta Club offers 7 scholarships to area women

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The Zonta Club of Alpena is offering seven scholarships to area women.

Diane O’Connor, chair of the club’s scholarship committee says the awards for the 2020-21 academic year are each $750, for a total of $5,250.

Four of the seven scholarships will be awarded to seniors at Alpena High School. Two of them will be handed out to women who have been out of high school for at least five years or more, and enrolled full-time at Alpena Community College. The final scholarship will be given to an area woman enrolled in her third or fourth year of an undergraduate business program.

The deadline to apply for six of the seven scholarships is March 2. One has a deadline of May 1.

Details of the scholarships and the application process can be found below.

The Zonta Club of Alpena was chartered in 1963 and is an international service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women both locally and globally.

ZONTA CLUB OF ALPENA SCHOLARSHIPS AND APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Young Women in Public Affairs Award offers a $750 scholarship and is awarded to an Alpena High School Senior in recognition of her leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations. Scholarship applications are available at the AHS Career Resource Center or online at alpenazonta.com. The deadline is March 2, 2020.

Zonta Club of Alpena-Alpena High School Student Scholarship will provide a $750 award to an AHS senior woman who will be attending a 4-year college or university on a full-time basis following high school graduation. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required, as well as participation in extracurricular, community and service activities. The deadline for this scholarship is March 2, 2019. Applications are available at the AHS Career Resource Center or at the Zonta Club of Alpena website, alpenazonta.com

Zonta Club of Alpena-Alpena High School Student Scholarship will provide a $750 award to two AHS senior women who will be attending ACC on a full-time basis following high school graduation. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required, as well as participation in extracurricular, community and service activities. The deadline for this scholarship is March 2, 2020. Applications are available at the ACC Foundation Office (Besser Technical Center-125), at the AHS Career Resource Center or on-line at discover.alpenacc.edu

Zonta Club of Alpena-Non-Traditional Student Scholarship will provide a $750 scholarship to two women who have been out of high school for at least five years or more. Applicants must be a high school graduate or have received their GED, be a resident of Alpena County and enrolled full-time at Alpena Community College. The deadline for this scholarship is March 2, 2020. The application is available at the Alpena Community College Foundation Office (Besser Technical Center-125) or on-line at discover.alpenacc.edu

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship provides a $750 award to an area woman enrolled in her third or fourth year of an undergraduate business program. The deadline for this scholarship is May 1, 2019 and applications are available at zonta.org or alpenazonta.com when made available sometime in January.

For additional scholarship information contact Diane O’Connor at 358-7333.