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Scholarship for Adult Women
The Women’s Opportunity Awards Program - $2,000 Cash Award
This award is sponsored by Soroptimist International, an international women’s service organization dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. Annually each local group awards cash financial assistance to a woman seeking to complete her education.
The local Soroptimist group is seeking applicants for a local award of approximately $2,000, with the opportunity to win additional awards at the regional and national levels up to $10,000. For more information on the Soroptimist organization, go to www.soroptimist.org.
The qualifications for the award are:
• the woman must have primary financial responsibility for herself and her dependents
• the woman must be attending an undergraduate or vocational skills program
• the woman must demonstrate financial need
• the woman must be a resident of one of the 19 countries serviced by the organization
Cash awards can be used for any expenses related to the woman’s education pursuits, including books, childcare or transportation.
Download an application and additional information about the scholarship.
If you have any questions, please contact Joan Hofmann at 860.693.8425 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for the full application is December 15, 2012.