Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs
The Young Women in Public Affairs Award honors women ages 16 to 19 who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations.
Women of any nationality who are living or studying in a Zonta district/region at the time of application and demonstrate evidence of the following are eligible to apply:
Active Commitment to volunteerism
Experience in local or student government or workplace leadership
Volunteer leadership achievements
Knowledge of Zonta International and it's programs
Support for Zonta International’s mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy
The local $1,000 award winner's entry is submitted to District Level competition, which has an award of $1,500. The District Level winner is forwarded on to International Level competition, which selects 10 International recipients and awards $5,000 to each. District and International recipients are announced July 1.
The local deadline for submitting applications to the St. Cloud Zonta Club is March 1 each year.