Applications open for Zonta Club of Bendigo's 2018 Young Women in Public Affairs Award

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A CENTRAL Victorian service club is seeking to recognise young women for their contributions to the community.

The Zonta Club of Bendigo is offering a $750 award to the recipient of its Young Women in Public Affairs Award. 

Former Youth of the Year national finalist, Kelly Phan, received the honour in 2017.

Applicants for the 2018 program must be young women aged 16 – 19 years on April 1, 2018.

Eligibility criteria includes an active commitment to volunteering, and volunteer leadership achievements; experience in local or student government or workplace leadership; and support for Zonta’s ideal of empowering women through service and advocacy.

The award will be presented at the Zonta International Women’s Day Dinner in March.

The winner will be eligible for further recognition from Zonta District 23 and Zonta International.

Applications close on October 16.

To apply, download the application form from the Zonta Club of Bendigo website.