ODU Announces Zonta Scholarship Recipient
Columbus, OH –Ohio Dominican University (ODU) is excited to announce Catherine Hill as the recipient of the Zonta Club of Columbus Scholarship, which is awarded to an undergraduate female student in ODU’s LEAD program.
Hill will receive the $1,500 scholarship in January of 2014, and will be recognized at a recognition reception at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 1 at J. Liu Restaurant in Worthington, Ohio.
The ODU Zonta Club of Columbus Scholarship is awarded to a woman who has completed at least 12 credit hours in ODU’s undergraduate adult degree completion program, is currently enrolled at ODU and has a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. To qualify, students also must be registered for at least eight credit hours in the spring semester. Preference is given to students who have experienced economic hardship, and whose tuition is not covered through employee tuition reimbursement programs or other grant funding.
The Zonta Club of Columbus is committed to service and advocacy, and is a member of Zonta International, which is represented in 65 nations and has more than 33,000 members. In 1981, the charitable arm of the Zonta Club of Columbus was established – The Zonta Service Foundation of Columbus, Inc. – to raise money to support service projects. The Zonta Club of Columbus’ service projects are tailored to promote the status of women in Central Ohio.
Ohio Dominican University is a comprehensive four-year, private, liberal arts and master’s institution, founded in 1911 in the Catholic Dominican tradition. The University has approximately 2,600 students and offers undergraduate degrees in 43 majors as well as nine graduate degree programs. Ohio Dominican uses a student-centered approach, with a commitment to quality teaching and learning.