Young Women in Public Affairs Awards

Awarded by : Zonta International

Updated on Aug 02, 2023
Nidhi Yadav

University Research Analyst

Young Women in Public Affairs Awards

  • Applicable for

    All universities in USA +239 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 4,10,550/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level

    Bachelors & Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2023

  • Type of scholarships


Report Incorrect information Last updated on 2-Aug-2023

Scholarship Overview

  • Zonta International believes that young women are the key to women’s advancement in the field of public service, it offers the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award, which recognizes young women, ages 16-19, for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life
  • The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Certificate, Bachelors Degree, Bachelors Diploma, Masters Certificate, Masters Degree, Masters Diploma, PhD

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore +235 more

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 5,000 => Rs 4,10,550

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 83.08 (last updated 18th August 2023)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 37

  • 37 international awards of US$5,000

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • Only for Women

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required


  • Applicants must be women, aged 16-19 on 1 April each year, studying at a secondary school, college or university in a Zonta district/region, or who are studying elsewhere but are citizens of a Zonta country, who demonstrate evidence of the following, are eligible to apply
    • Active commitment to volunteerism
    • Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid)
    • Volunteer leadership achievements
    • Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs
    • Support in Zonta International's mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +59 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • The 2024 YWPA Award application will open at the end of August

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • No specific deadline mentioned

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email

Additional Information

  • Young Women in Public Affairs Awards are made possible by generous contributions to the Zonta Foundation for Women Young Women in Public Affairs Award Fund from Zontians, Zonta clubs and friends of Zonta International
  • Previous district and international Young Women in Public Affairs Award recipients are not eligible to apply to renew the Award 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 Awards

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