Grants and Scholarships

Zonta Club of Olympia is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2017 Zonta International Jane M.

Klausman (JMK) Women in Business Scholarship Program. Women who are pursuing degrees in business leading to a business management career and demonstrating outstanding potential in the field are eligible.

Please review the attached application/link for complete information about this exciting program…including eligibility requirements for women of any age who are enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program to the final year of a Master’s program, application process, and how funds may be used.

The club’s winning applicant will receive $1000 for expenses that support achieving a degree in a business related field; and her application will be submitted to the next level of Zonta for a possible $1000 scholarship if selected. The winner at the district level will move on to Zonta International for a potential $7000 scholarship later this fall.

Our deadline to receive applications either by mail or email as noted in the form is May 31, 2017. Please complete the electronic fill-in form, save separately under your name, and submit along with the requested attachments. If you have any questions, please contact me at .


Jan Suess, Service Committee Chair

Download the application:

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Application

If you have any questions, please email:

Each year, Zonta Club of Olympia grants funds to non-profit organizations in our area whose programs improve women's legal rights, health, education, economic status, end violence against women, and/or enhance women's self-esteem.

Typical grants range from $500 to $3000; and selected organizations are eligible for two years funding.

We congratulate the following non-profit organizations who are grant recipients for 2017-2018 funding years:

Boys and Girls Clubs of Thurston County; Catholic Housing Services/Tumwater Apartments; Community Action Council/Monarch Children’s Justice and Advocacy Center; Family Education and Support Services; Family Support Center; GRuB; P.O.W.E.R.; SafePlace; Senior Services for South Sound; South Sound Parent to Parent; South Sound Reading Foundation; WSU Extension Thurston County/4-H Youth Development; YWCA Olympia.

We look forward to partnering with them throughout the coming two years!