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ANN RASCHE SCHOLARSHIP & RECIPIENT REQUIREMENTS

Ann Rasche was a member of the Zonta Club of Cincinnati from 1972 to 1998 and worked for Cincinnati State Technical & Community College for 24 years. The Ann Rasche Scholarship fund was established in her honor upon her death in 1998. Ann Rasche

Ann Rasche Scholarship recipients are selected by Cincinnati State according to the following criteria established by the Zonta Club of Cincinnati.

  • Females 25 years of age or older
  • Just entering or returning to school after a significant break in her formal education
  • Currently enrolled in a degree program at Cincinnati State Technical & Community College

Since its inception in 1998, the Zonta Club of Cincinnati has awarded Ann Rasche
scholarships each year to deserving women in the Greater Cincinnati community. The scholarship program is funded by the Zonta Service Fund of Cincinnati, Inc. – the club's non-profit 501 (c) (3) arm – through donations and Zonta fundraisers.

Our Wine & Dine Around the World Ann Rasche Scholarship Fundraiser is held in partnership with Cincinnati State's Midwest Culinary Institute at their Overlook Restaurant. This extraordinary event is crucial to raising funds so that we can support even more women in the Tri- State area in advancing their education – thereby improving their lives and those of their families and communities.

AMELIA EARHART FELLOWSHIP

–The Amelia Earhart Fellowship program helps talented women, pursuing advanced studies in the typically male-dominated fields of aerospace-related sciences and engineering, achieve their educational goals. Visit the Zonta International website for more information - http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/AmeliaEarhartFellowship.aspx

JANE M. KLAUSMAN WOMEN IN BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP

–The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program helps women pursue undergraduate and master’s degrees in business management and overcome gender barriers from the classroom to the boardroom. Visit the Zonta International website for more information - http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/JaneMKlausmanWomenInBusinessScholarship.aspx

YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS (YWPA) AWARD PROGRAM

– Established in 1990 by Past International President Leneen Forde, the Young Women in Public Affairs Award honors young women of age 16 to 19, who demonstrate a commitment to leadership in public policy, government and volunteer organizations. Visit the Zonta International website for more information - http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/YoungWomeninPublicAffairsAwards.aspx

EMMA L. CONLON SERVICE AWARDS

(Contest for Z and Golden Z clubs) Established in 1962 at the Zonta International Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, The Emma L. Conlon Service Award is a contest for Z clubs and Golden Z clubs and recognize those Clubs whose projects and programs best express the ideals of Zonta International through local and international service and advocacy to advance the status of women worldwide. Visit the Zonta International website for more information - http://www.zonta.org/WhatWeDo/InternationalPrograms/ZClubsGoldenZClubs.aspx

How you can help

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Alternatively, contact Donna at 513.842.0708 for more information about Zonta and the Ann Rasche Scholarships.