New American Merit Award (NAMA) was established in 2012 and is given to a local New American high school senior who is recognized for her scholastic excellence and leadership qualities and shows how higher education will affect her role as a woman in society.  In 2019, Saeedah Khan was awarded funds to help with expenses while she attends Simmons University where she is enrolled in a three-year bachelor’s program in social work. Saeedah and her family immigrated to Concord from Pakistan.

Click here for the 2023  NAMA Award application.

Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWPA)  established locally in 1990, recognizes young women,

ages 16-19, for their demonstration of leadership skills and commitment to
public service and civic causes and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life.

Click here for the 2023 YWPA Award application.

    Zonta Memorial Scholarship for non- traditional female students returning to college after five plus years. Since 2006, thanks to the generosity of Zonta members and our friends, family and co-workers, the club has been able to donate over $53,000 to women who had a financial need in order to continue their education at NHI, Concord’s Community College!

Click here for the 2023 Memorial Scholarship application.

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship (JMK) was established locally in 1998 and is for women enrolled in an undergraduate or master’s degree program in business management.

Due Date for 2023 is March 31st.

In 2021 the JMK Scholarship was given to Lisa Olsson,  a senior attending the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics.  Lisa is expected to to be awarded her undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Information Systems and Business Analytics in May of 2022. Lisa was selected as the Zonta District One award recipient as well.

Click here for the 2023 Jane M. Klausman Application.

New! Women in STEM Scholarship Application

Women of any age, pursuing a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) degree program at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field and are living or studying in the greater Concord area.

Online students are also eligible to apply if enrolled at an accredited university/college/institute.

Students must be enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a master’s program at the time the application is submitted to the local Zonta club. Applicants must be in school at the time the scholarship funds are disbursed and must not graduate before April 2024.

Deadline for applications is March 30, 2023 – Click here for the 2023 Women in STEM Scholarship

 Click here if you would like to donate now to help more deserving young women!