Young Women in Public Affairs Award

2013 Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) award

  • Club award amount $500. It is not a scholarship.
  • Complete application must be received no later than Friday, March 1, 2013.

Zonta is an international organization of executives and professionals working to promote the status of women worldwide. The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs award is to encourage more young women to participate in public and political life by recognizing a commitment to volunteerism, dedication to advancing the status of women, and evidence of volunteer leadership.

The club award winner is eligible for a second award of US$1000 at the Zonta district level. Each of the five international award recipients receives US$4000.

For information visit

The link to download the 2013 application is on the bottom right side of the page.

Complete applications, including recommendations and verification of current enrollment form, must be received at the address below no later than Friday, March 1, 2013:
Zonta Club of Portland
c/o Kelly Scott
3159 SW Hampshire St.
Portland OR 97205

503-224-1661 home
503-750-4301 cell

Questions? Please e-mail jmskirving at aol dot com

Our 2012 Young Women in Public Affairs Award winner is Allison Heymann.

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