The Zonta Club of Billings named RaeMarie Tcherneshoff of Joliet the recipient of its 2013 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.
The Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships, first awarded in 1998, are open to women enrolled in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a master’s program in business, leading to a business management career. The program is designed to encourage women to enter careers and to seek leadership positions in business-related fields in their communities and throughout the world. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships look to the women of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.
Tcherneshoff is working toward her master's degree in accounting at Rocky Mountain College, where she graduated summa cum laude in December 2010.
Zonta International, with world headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill., is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Program is one of many programs for women and girls sponsored by Zonta International. The scholarships are funded by voluntary contributions to the Zonta International Foundation, and to the Zonta Club of Billings. Applications for the 2014 Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships will be available from the Zonta Club of Billings in March.