Deadline:
Deadline: 
March 1

Value of Scholarship:
Up to $1,000.00 non-renewable award; may be used to cover tuition, fees, or other school expenses.

Level Of Study: Bachelor Degree


The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide scholarships to encourage more young women to seek post-secondary education with plans to participate in public and political life by recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements, international awareness and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women.

Eligibility: 

Students eligible for assistance must:

  • Be a resident of Johnson County, Kansas, or a surrounding county, including Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Douglas, Miami, and Franklin, at the time of application;
  • Be a graduating senior and on track to graduate during the academic year in which application is made;
  • Be planning to attend an accredited college or university in the United States;
  • Demonstrate a 3.0 or greater cumulative GPA;
  • Plan to enroll on a full-time basis, beginning within one year of the date the scholarship is awarded;
  • Demonstrate experience in local or student government;
  • Be knowledgeable of Zonta International and its programs;
  • Demonstrate evidence of advocating on behalf of Zonta Internationals mission to advance the status of women worldwide;
  • Provide two confidential letters of reference from adults who are not related to the applicant; and
  • Submit a complete application with verification of current enrollment by the school district.

How to apply:

  1. Click here to access the application.
  2. Create a new AwardSpring user account or login.
  3. Complete all APPLICATION sections.
  4. You will be matched to the scholarship(s) you are eligible for based on your answers to the QUALIFICATION QUESTIONS.
  5. Complete all FOLLOW-UP questions in the AwardSpring DASHBOARD.
Amount: 
Up to $1,000.00 non-renewable award; may be used to cover tuition, fees, or other school expenses.
Deadline: 
March 1
Contact: 
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (scholarships@growyourgiving.org)




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