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Live Your Dream Award (ID 2395)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
7/1/2017
Deadline:
11/15/2017
Website:
http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/live-your-dream-awards.html
Form:
http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/apply.html
Amount:
Varies
Description:
Each year, more than $1.7 million in education grants are awarded to more than 1,300 women, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare, tuition and transportation.

Contact Information

Phone:
(215) 893-9000
Email:
siahq@soroptimist.org

Eligibility

Gender:
F
Financial Need:
Yes
Eligibility:
You are eligible to apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards if you are a woman who:
-Provides the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. -Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents.
-Has financial need.
-Is enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an -undergraduate degree program.
-Is motivated to achieve your education and career goals.
-Resides in one of Soroptimist International of the Americas’ member countries/territories (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia,
Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, United States of America, Venezuela).
-Has not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity or Live Your Dream Award.
-Does not have a graduate degree.
-Is not a Soroptimist member, an employee of Soroptimist International of the Americas or immediate family of either.
-Has a Social Security number or Tax ID number. (This is required for tax purposes and is only necessary if you are a resident of the United States. You will not be asked to share this information unless you have been given an award.)
Special Criteria:
Deadline: Applications must be e-mailed by November 15th or postmarked by November 12th.