CBS student receives international business talent scholarship

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Julia Kositzki was recently awarded two Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships.

MSc in International Business student Julia Kositzki has just been awarded 2 Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships totaling USD 8,000 by Zonta, which is a global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. 

CBS student Julia Kositzki recently received the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship. Actually, she has received 2 scholarships; a regional prize of USD 1,000 from Zonta’s 13. district, which covers Norway, Iceland, Lithuania, and Denmark, as well as one of 12 international scholarships worth USD 7,000.

Julia Kositzki is 26 years old, German, and will shortly graduate from CBS. According to Zonta, Julia was selected for her outstanding academic talent, a talent that already drew attention during her undergraduate studies in Bamberg as she graduated with an outstanding GPA.

In addition to high GPAs both now and then, she volunteered as a ‘Buddy’ for exchange students in Bamberg and she has been a tennis coach for both youth and senior players. Furthermore, she has been an exchange student at the Universidad del Pacifico in Ecuador and at COPPEAD in Rio de Janeiro.

Prize winner aims at international career

As an intern at Audi AG in Ingolstadt she performed so well that she inducted into the Audi Talent Program.

- I am very pleased with this recognition and the financial help this scholarship gives me, says Julia Kositzki and adds:

- Down the road I see myself working in an international corporation. After having studied a year in Ecuador and now 6 months in Brazil, I hope that my career continues in South America. Maersk and Audi are examples of companies that I would like to work for.

Zonta – strong global advocate for women’s rights

Zonta is an international network with an overall goal to strengthen women’s legal, political, economic, and educational status as well as to improve health and working conditions for women.

Zonta is represented in 67 countries and cooperates with a number of organizations, e.g. the UN, to organize and promote projects aimed at improving women’s health and educational opportunities.

- We are very pleased with the selection of Julia as she clearly has the talent and competencies to succeed in an international environment. And it is great to see that future women business leaders have a desire to help others through voluntary work, says Dorte Olesen, who represents Zonta in Denmark; the chapter of Zonta that received Julia’s application. 

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Zonta and the organization’s scholarships

Zonta International’s Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship was inaugurated in 1998 and aims to encourage women all over the world to pursue business careers.

Only women can apply for the scholarships and applicants must have completed at least 2 semesters at a business school.

The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded to women students with the potential to become tomorrow’s business leaders.

For more information on Zonta, visit zonta.dk or zonta.org