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Scholarships through Zonta International

The Amelia Earhart Fellowship program helps talented women, pursuing advanced studies (e.g. PhD or Doctoral level) in the typically male-dominated fields of aerospace-related sciences and/or engineering, to achieve their educational goals.

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship program helps women pursue undergraduate and master’s degrees in business management or STEM to overcome gender barriers from the classroom to the boardroom.

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.

Ann Rasche Scholarship

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

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.


Zonta Club of Cincinnati is a verified PayPal user. If you'd like, you can also donate to the Scholarship Fund online by clicking on the "Donate" button above.


Ann Rasche Scholarship recipients are selected 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 their formal education

  • Currently enrolled in a degree program at Cincinnati State Technical & Community College, and seeking their first degree.

To get more details on how to apply, contact us.

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