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 Applications open August 1, 2024

 Complete an applications from women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training.

The Vacaville club provides cash grants to the award recipients, each award will be at least $1,000.00.  The first-place awardee at the club level will advance to the District Level, and if they are chosen as a District Level winner they will receive an additional $5000 . The winner at the Region level will be submitted to SIA where an additional $10,000.00 will be awarded to one lucky recipient.
You will be given club choices when you apply- remember to choose Vacaville.
To learn more about this program and APPLY  visit 


  • 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, Colombia, Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, 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.

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