Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Created in 1998 from a legacy from Jane M Klausman, a Zontian, this award aims to foster women’s leadership in the Finance and Business areas.

Jane M Klausman Awards are made at Club level ($A500)


Women of any age, pursuing a business program with major field of specialization in accounting, economics, finance, business management, business technology, information technology, marketing, operations management, human resources management, international business, or entrepreneurship at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field and are living or studying in a Zonta district/region, are eligible. 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 2023. Previous district and international Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship recipients may not apply to renew the Scholarship for a second year.

Club members and individuals with direct membership with Zonta International and employees of Zonta International and Zonta Foundation for Women, and their family members (ancestors, descendants, adoptees, siblings, nieces or cousins, and those of their spouse or co-habiting partner), are not eligible to apply for the Scholarship.

The deadline to apply for the 2022 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship has passed. 

The 2023 application materials will be available in January 2023.

Any female student interested in applying for one of these scholarships and require further information please contact us – info@zontamelbourneseast.org.au