Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarships (JMK)

Established by Zonta International in 1998 from a generous bequest by Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York USA, and the 1990-1995 Zonta International Parliamentarian, the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or master’s degrees in business management.

The program operates at the Zonta club, district/region and international levels. Zonta clubs provide awards for club recipients. Zonta International awards scholarships of US$1,000 each at the district/region level and twelve international scholarships valued at US$7,000 each.

2016 – Jessica Cant – recipient of both 2016 District 24 and 2016 Zonta International Jane M Klausman Women in Business awards. Pictured receiving her District award from District 24 Governor Dr Janette Curtis at the Zonta Club of Sydney Breakfast Inc’s March 2017 International Women’s Day Breakfast.

D24 Governor Janette Curtis +Jessica Cant

2015 – Tracy Mifsud – district award recipient for Zonta District 24. Pictured with 2016-2018 Zonta District 24 Awards Chair Bronlyn Schoer.

D24 JMK awardee

2014 – Kelly Rogers – recipient of both 2014 District 24 and 2014 Zonta International Jane M Klausman Women in Business awards. Pictured receiving her awards from 2014-2016 Governor Margaret Bateman at a Zonta Club of Hunter-Newcastle function 13/1/15.


2013 – Tania Huynh – District 24 Jane M Klausman recipient with 2012-2014 Governor Kerrie Bigsworth, Diana Humphries President ZC Sydney West, Area 1 Director Carroll Howe at the Area 1 workshop in 2014


2012 – Kate Buchanan – District 24 Jane M Klausman recipient, spoke at the District 24 Conference, Terrigal in 2013


2011 – Evegenia Bagdikova – District 24 and Zonta International recipient of the Jane M Klausman scholarship received her awards from 2010-2012 Governor, Carolyn Evans, and Zonta International representative, Kathleen Douglass, at the 2011 District 24 Conference held in Port Macquarie.


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