Educational Awards Applications

Below you will find the application and reference forms to the following educational awards:

  • Live Your Dream
  • Women in the Military
  • Women in STEM

The application deadline for the 2018 educational awards is November 15, 2017

Live Your Dream Educational Award:

Step 1: You are eligible 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 snumber. (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.)

Step 2: Download and complete the application & reference form here

SIN- LYD Application
*please send your Live Your Dream application and reference form back to sinorwalk@soroptimist.net and not the Live Your Dream link reference in the application on application institutions on page- step 4.
SIN- LYD Reference Form

Step 3: Complete the application and get two completed references.

Step 4: Submit your application before the due date: November 15, 2017

Women in the Military Award:

Step 1: You are eligible if you are a woman who:

  • Has a financial need.
  • Has or is currently serving in any branch of the United States of America Military Forces.
  • Are enrolled in or has been accepted to an undergraduate certificate or degree program.
  • Are 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).
  • Does not have a graduate degree.
  • Are 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.)

Step 2: Download and complete the application & reference form here

SIN-Military Award Application
SIN-Military Award Reference

Step 3: Complete the application and get two completed references.

Step 4: Submit your application before the due date: November 15, 2017

Women in STEM Award:

Step 1: Determine if you are eligible:

  • Has a financial need.
  • Are enrolled in or has been accepted to STEM (S=science, T=technology, E=engineering, M=mathematics) program or an undergraduate degree program. (please note nursing is not a STEM program)
  • Are 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).
  • Does not have a graduate degree.
  • Are not a Soroptimist member, an employee of Soroptimist International of the Americas or immediate family member 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.)

Step 2: Download and complete the application & reference form here

SIN-STEM Award Application
SIN-STEM Reference

Step 3: Complete the application and get two completed references.

Step 4: Submit your application before the due date: November 15, 2017