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Zonta offering scholarships for women

ALPENA — The Zonta Club of Alpena will be awarding seven scholarships totaling $5,250 for the 2021/2022 academic year to deserving area women, Diane O’Connor, chair of the scholarship committee, has announced.

All scholarship applications are available on the Zonta Club of Alpena Facebook page or at zonta15.org under the Alpena link.

The following scholarships are available:

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. The deadline is March 1, 2021.

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 1, 2021. Applications are available at the AHS Career Resource Center.

Zonta Club of Alpena-Alpena High School Student Scholarship will provide a $750 award to two AHS senior women who will be attending Alpena Community College 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 1, 2021. Applications are available at the ACC Foundation Office (Besser Technical Center-125), at the AHS Career Resource Center or online 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 1, 2021. The application is available at the Alpena Community College Foundation Office (Besser Technical Center-125) or online 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, 2021. Applications are available via facebook or zonta15.org

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.

For additional scholarship information contact Diane O’Connor at 989-358-7333.

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