Grants and Scholarships

Zonta Club of Newport Harbor Foundation Grants Program

The Zonta Club of Newport Harbor Foundation can focus its volunteer services and financial resources to help your organization initiate a new program/project or to expand an existing one. In this way, we can work together to better serve the Orange County community. Please download the ZCNHF-Grant-Application-2017.


Zonta Club of Newport Harbor Awards and Scholarships



Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWPA):

The YWPA Award recognizes young women for their commitment to the volunteer sector, volunteer leadership achievements and dedication to empowering women. It is not a scholarship, it is a cash award. It starts in the Zonta Clubs and continues at District and International level. The goal of the YWPA Program is to encourage more young women to participate in public and political life. Deadline: March 9, 2018. Download application here: YWPA_Application_2018  More information…

Jane M Klausman (JMK):

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women studying business or business-related programs at the undergraduate or Master’s level and who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. The Zonta Club of Newport Harbor offers a scholarship of $1000 and submits the recipient’s application to Zonta District 9. The Zonta Districts award a scholarship of $1000 to one recipient and submits the recipient’s application to Zonta International. Zonta International offers twelve scholarships in the amount of US$7,000 each. The scholarship may be used at any university, college or institute offering accredited courses and degrees. Deadline for the Zonta Club of Newport Harbor JMK scholarship: May 14, 2018. JMK Application 2016 More information…


Amelia Earhart Fellowship (AE Fellowship):

The Amelia Earhart Fellowships are given out at Zonta International level only. The individual clubs do not award these fellows. Each year the Zonta “Areas” host an Amelia Earhart Luncheon to honor local AE Fellowship winners. The Zonta Club of Newport Harbor is part of Zonta District 9, Area 4. More information…