Scholarships

The Zonta Club of Toronto and Zonta International offer several scholarships to individuals that exhibit our core values.

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Award in Memory of Marlene Simmonds at Ryerson

Established 2007, in memory of past member Marlene Simmonds

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Doris M. Tucker Award at the University of Toronto

Established in partnership with the Tucker family

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Zonta Awards at the Michener Institute

For further information on the Michener Awards, visit Michener Homepage

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Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Award

Women make up nearly 50 percent of the global workforce; however, gender equality is not yet a reality in senior management and corporate boardrooms around the world. According to a February 2018 list from Catalyst, 21.2 percent of Fortune 500 companies’ board seats are occupied by women, and just 5.2 percent of the companies’ CEOs are women

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Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Recognizing young women for their commitment to volunteerism, volunteer leadership achievements and dedication to empowering women worldwide

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Zonta International Women In Technology Scholarship

The world economy, industry and sciences are becoming increasingly digitized, and these developments are disrupting society and familiar social processes. Women, however, are still largely underrepresented in technology fields. To create a world in which men and women have equal opportunities, women need to have an active role in technology and technological developments. Zonta International is pleased to offer its new Zonta International Women in Technology Scholarship to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in technology.

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Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Established in 1938 in honour of famed pilot and Zontian, this Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering

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