Scholarships and Awards

In addition to the academic financial assistance available through Zonta International in the areas of science, business, public affairs and government, our club offers opportunities for additional  funding for young women in our community.  To see more information about Zonta International’s academic awards to young women, go to the Zonta International Foundation’s website.


Young Women in Public AffairsBerkeley Zonta Club's YWPA Candidate 2010

The Zonta Club of Berkeley/North Bay offers a cash award to qualified candidates for Zonta International’s Young Women in Public Affairs award.  Qualified candidates would be high school juniors and seniors who have an active commitment to volunteerism, have demonstrated leadership skills, and have shown a dedication to advancing the status of women throughout the world.

YWPA Award 2015

A multiple page application must be completed and submitted to the club by the deadline in order to be considered.

Application forms are available on-line in January each year at and should be sent to our Scholarship Chair by March 15th.  The club’s address is:  P.O. Box 5093, Berkeley, 94705.