Zonta Club of Charleston Accepting Applications for Young Women in Public Affairs Awards

The Zonta Club of Charleston is accepting applications for the Young Women in Public Affairs awards, which are designed to increase young women’s participation in public service and encourage them to pursue careers in government, public policy and community organizations. Feb. 28 is the deadline to apply.

The awards are $500 each and are offered by Zonta International. The young woman selected to represent the local club will go on to compete at the district and international levels. Since 1990, Zonta has presented 465 district and international awards totaling $225,750 to young women from 47 countries.

The goal of the Young Women in Public Affairs program is to encourage more young women ages 16 to 20 to participate in public and political life by recognizing a commitment to the voluntarism, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and dedication to advancing the status of women.

Read more about the requirements and download an application here or call Vladia Jurcova Spencer at 843-345-3275.

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One response to “Zonta Club of Charleston Accepting Applications for Young Women in Public Affairs Awards

  1. What a fabulous opportunity for these young women! I’ll be spreading the word. Thank you for the information.

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