Soroptimist administers several international programs to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. These programs are highlighted for your review and active participation. Interested? email@example.com.
WOMEN’S OPPORTUNITY AWARD
This program is an award to celebrate women who have faced severe hardships, preventing them from pursuing and achieving their educational or professional goals. They are the primary source of financial responsibility for their families and are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. The women receiving these cash awards up to $1500 may use them for any costs associated with their educational efforts, including tuition, books, child care, and transportation. The Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania released an official Case Statement that underscores the importance of the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Award.
The application and reference forms should be completed and emailed to AwardsSI@yahoo.com. Deadline is February 11, 2013.
VIOLET RICHARDSON AWARD
This is a program to recognize and honor young women between the ages of 14 and 17 who are engaged in volunteer activities within their communities or schools. The award is given to young women whose activities make the community and world a better place.
The application should be completed and emailed to AwardsSI@yahoo.com. Winners will receive a cash award of $750.00. Deadline is January 21, 2013.
This program honors women who have worked to improve the lives of women and girls in our community through their professional and/or volunteer work. If you know a woman whom you would like to nominate for this award, please email us at AwardsSI@yahoo.com with her name and a brief description of how her work has made a difference in the lives of women and girls.
JACQUIE PETERSEN ENDOWMENT
This endowment and award program is designed to honor a woman or girls in the local community who is improving the lives of women or girls through creative arts. Applications and nominations are completed by local dance school instructors. firstname.lastname@example.org
SI of Greater Santa Clarita Valley Club
Locally, our club facilitates Program Luncheons each month that provide: (a) its members with informational forums to keep women’s issues and awareness at the forefront, (b) leadership development and (c) education to promote, coach and encourage positive action in club activities and personal lives. To improve the lives of women and girls locally, SI of Greater Santa Clarita Soroptimists’ administers one scholarship and a program for high school girls. Listed below are the programs for your review and active participation. Interested? email@example.com
S” Clubs give high school girls, at West Ranch High School, the opportunity to work with Soroptimists to instill the desire to perform volunteer service at global and local levels to improve the lives of women and girls. The program works within the charter of the sponsoring high school, facility member and SI of Greater Santa Clarita Valley. Interested? firstname.lastname@example.org