January 25, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ZONTA CLUB COOS BAY AREA ANNOUNCES 2021 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
North Bend, OR, The Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation is pleased to announce $15,000 in available scholarship funding for 2021.
Available scholarships include two Zonta Club $3000 Scholarships, one Science Technology Engineering and Math $3,000 Scholarship, and two Student Club $1,500 scholarships. The Student Club scholarships are designated for a Z Club member at North Bend High School and a Z Club member at Marshfield High School.
Zonta International Scholarships available include the Women in Business Scholarship and Young Women in Public Affairs Award valued at $1,500 each. These are progressive scholarship/award opportunities with the local awardee being referred onto the Zonta District level to be considered for additional funding. The deadline for all scholarships/awards is March 1, 2021. Scholarship information is available at www.zontacoosbayarea.org.
Funds raised for the 2021 scholarships occurred at the club’s annual Zonta Celebrity Dinner and Auction. The 22nd auction fundraiser was held on February 29, 2020, just days before the Covid shutdown. Due to Covid, the 2021 Celebrity Dinner is canceled making fundraising for the 2022 scholarships a challenge. Donations to the Zonta Scholarship Fund are welcome and tax-deductible. Checks can be mailed to the Coos Bay Area Zonta Service Foundation, P.O. Box 245, North Bend, OR 97459 or made on our NEW club website www.zontacoosbayarea.org.
The mission of Zonta International is to improve the legal, economic, health, educational, and professional status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. Zonta International was founded in 1919, the local club was chartered in 1953. For information about Zonta membership or to donate to the scholarship fund visit our NEW club website www.zontacoosbayarea.org.