Scholarships & Grants

$500 dollar donation to Hawai’i Women in Filmmaking

Empowering Women

The Zonta Club of Oahu (ZCO) supported Making Waves Films LLC, to complete I OF THE WATER: THE UNWRITTEN LIFE OF SIA FIGIEL. This feature documentary illustrates the connections between abuse, food addiction, depression, and suicide through the story of acclaimed Samoan American writer Sia Figiel. Her work shines a light on the often-silenced experiences of Pacific Islander girls.

Hawai’i Women
in Filmmaking

Hawai‘i Women in Filmmaking is a feminist nonprofit organization committed to gender justice in filmmaking through an intersectional lens. They provide a creative and safe space where current and future film and media-makers can connect, create, mentor and inspire.
Founder and Executive Director
Vera Zambonelli has been advocating
 for gender justice in filmmaking through
 an intersectional lens.  

Fellowship & Scholarship

Zonta International has established four awards for education.

  • Amelia Earhart Fellowship for Women in Aerospace
  • Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship
  • Women in STEM Scholarship
  • Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Each program offers a monetary award to recipients across the globe. Deadlines and qualifications vary by opportunity. Full details are available at the Zonta International website.

Award Recipients

Three award recipients gather with their families to celebrate their achievements with Zonta Club of Oahu.