The Zonta Club of Grand Island will award scholarships at its annual awards dinner June 24.
The Memorial Scholarship Award of $750 will be presented to a woman between the ages of 18 and 25 in memory of deceased Zontians who gave of their time and resources to improve the status of women. To be eligible for this award, the applicant must be a resident of Grand Island, at least 18 years old (not a high school senior) and be enrolled in a degree or certification program.
The Career Advancement Scholarship will recognize one woman over 25 with a $750 award. She must be a resident of Grand Island and attending or have proof of acceptance in a program to further her education or help re-enter the job market.
Both scholarships require the applicant to submit three letters of reference. Applications for both these scholarships are due May 15. Applications are available online here (download: Career Advancement Memorial), or by calling 716-479-2599 and leaving a message. Send application information to: The Zonta Club of Grand Island Scholarship Committee, PO Box 1104, Grand Island, NY 14072.
The deadline was earlier this month for applications for the $750 Veronica Connor Scholarships, to be awarded to two high school seniors from Grand Island.