Academic Awards

The Zonta Club of Kenmore will present awards to candidates in the following categories:

Graduating female seniors who reside in the Village of Kenmore or Town of Tonawanda, attend an accredited high school, and plan to attend college in September. Applications can be downloaded from links below or are also available at high school guidance offices or career centers.

Young Women in Public Affairs Award, which will be presented to a young woman age 16-19 who will be graduating from an accredited high school, secondary school or pre-university during the current school year. She must be civic-minded and interested in a career with leadership positions in social policy making, government and volunteer organizations.

* DEADLINE February 24, 2021 *

Zonta Club of Kenmore Academic Award

Please download and fill out this form:

Zonta Academic Award Application 2021

* DEADLINE February 24, 2021*

Young Women in Public Affairs Award Application 2021

Please download and fill out these forms:

YWPAApplication 2021

YWPAApplicationRecommendationForm_new 2021

2021 Woman Returning to the Workforce Award

The Zonta Club of Kenmore is accepting applications for its 2021 Women Entering or Returning to the Workforce.  The award is intended to help support expenses associated with professional and/or occupational development, including job training, job advancement or educational enrichment. All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, business school or job training center in September 2021.

The award evaluation criteria include the following:

  1. Must be a woman entering or returning to the workforce.
  2. Pending acceptance at an accredited college, university, business school or job training center during September 2021.
  3. Must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
  4. Two letters of recommendation (other than relatives) must accompany this application.
  5. Must include with your application a personal letter describing your educational and/or career goals and how the Zonta Award would help you attain these goals.
  6. Must participate in a personal interview with the Zonta Academic Achievement Committee.
  7. Failure to complete the entire application and/or failure to meet any of the above criteria may disqualify the applicant.
  8. Application must be legible.

Send completed application packet by September 2021 in order that we may review them and schedule personal interviews in a timely fashion. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Please download and fill out this form:

Zonta Club of Kenmore Women Returning to Work Award Application 2021

Mail applications to:

Zonta Club of Kenmore

PO Box 389

Buffalo, NY  14223