Single-Mother Scholarship


The Zonta Club of Northern Valley, NJ has established the following criteria for its single-parent, female Adult Scholarship program: Two (2) $1,500 scholarships will be awarded. Each will be a one-time grant. The candidates must be single-parent female adults who are currently enrolled in an educational program or have been accepted into such a program.

The candidates must both live and go to school in New Jersey. The candidates should be seeking to continue their education OR to begin a new career by attending school to pursue a degree or gain a specific skill in order to become gainfully employed. The candidates shall submit an application that asks them to describe their family circumstances, their need for the scholarship money, as well as their education and career goals.

The name and address of two (2) character references must be given in the application. The candidates shall be available for an interview if and when requested. The final choices shall be left to the discretion of the Scholarship Committee. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the school. 

2019 Scholarship Winners

2019 Scholarship Winners

2020 Application

The 2020 Scholarship Application will be uploaded no later then January 10, 2020.

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