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Young Women in Public Affairs
Helen Langston Memorial Award

The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award Program is to encourage more young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing a young woman’s commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of local or student government involvement, workplace leadership and knowledge of Zonta International and its programs. Advocating for Zonta International’s mission to advance the status of women.

Applicants are asked to reflect on their voluntary commitment to their school and to their community and the problems limiting the advancement of the status of women in their own country and worldwide. The Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award Program looks to the young women of today for the leaders of tomorrow. One recipient from our club will receive a $500 dollar award and will advance to the district and international competitions for a chance to win additional money.

Applicants of age 16-19 on 1st April each year, living in a Zonta district/region, or a citizen of a Zonta country at the time of application are eligible to apply. Applications are due March 19th, 2018. Completed applications must be submitted to: Zonta Club of Royal Gorge, POB 1593, Canon City, CO 81215

Download yourYWPA application HERE

Area 4 Meeting Registration HERE

Application for the Young Women in Public Affairs Award is Due March 19, 2018. APPLY HERE

Application for the Sharon Cushman Memorial Scholarship is Due September 8, 2018.

Apply for the scholarship here

Mission Statement

To empower women to improve their status through education, economic stability, health and wellness, to contribute to our community through local and international projects, advocacy and through contributions, and to further the mission of Zonta International.

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