The Zonta Club of Midland Endowed Scholarship Fund #660
To provide annual scholarship awards to women of all ages pursuing career goal that till positively impact the status of women. The scholarships may be used at any post-secondary education institution. The scholarships are for women re-entering the workforce or who are in the workforce going back to school. Those entering/vocational certification directly from high school will be considered as well. Applicants must have been a Midland County resident for at least one year. Previous recipients may reapply.
The successful applicant will have achieved at least a 2.5 GPA. Preference will be give to women who have supported, and/or plan to support through their education, the advancement of women. Award will be based on financial need, work/life skills, community service/extra-curricular activities (depending on the situation of the applicant), GPA/GED, honors/awards, and references.
From the fundholder:
Zonta Club of Midland was founded in 1947 and is considered one of the largest Zonta Clubs in the world. An organization of professionals empowering women through service and advocacy, they are found worldwide. Zonta works toward improving the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at the global and local level through service and advocacy. In addition to their emphasis on scholarship and the advancement of women, they have a goal of international unification to foster high ethical standards, to implement service programs, and to provide mutual support and fellowship for members who serve their communities, their nations, and the world.