Zonta D14 STEM Award

General Information

Women are still largely underrepresented in technology and other STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) fields. To create a world in which men and women have equal opportunities, women need to have an active role in technology and technological developments. Zonta District 14 is pleased to offer its Zonta D14 STEM Award to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in technology.


The Award

The Zonta D14 STEM Award is awarded to women of any age, pursuing a degree in STEM. Zonta District 14 (D14) offers an Award in the amount of 2000 €. 


Who is eligible?

Women of any age and nationality, pursuing a degree in STEM at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate outstanding academic record during their academic studies in STEM, are eligible to apply. 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 still be in school at the time the awards are disbursed and must not graduate before December 2024.

Golden Z club members may apply. Classified members and employees of Zonta International and Zonta International Foundation, and their family members, are not eligible to apply.


How do I apply?

Complete an official application in English. Please note that only typed applications will be accepted and considered. All non-English documents must be translated into English. 


Application process

The Zonta D14 STEM Award program operates at the club and district level of Zonta district 14. Applications selected by Zonta clubs are sent to the respective Zonta district 14 governor. The Zonta D14 STEM Award Committee selects three recipients from the applicants.

The application and promotion materials 2024 in English: