Outside Scholarships

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards are cash awards given to motivated women who are the primary financial supporters of their families. The recipients of the awards seeking to improve their lives by gaining additional skills, training, or education, but may not have the resources to do so. These cash awards are meant to offset any costs associated with the recipient’s efforts to attain higher education, including tuition, books, supplies, childcare or transportation costs.

Before starting your application, make sure you are eligible. You are eligible to apply if you are a woman who:

  • Provides the primary financial support for self and dependents. 
  • Has financial need.
  • Is enrolled in or has been accepted to an undergraduate degree program.
  • Is motivated to achieve 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, Palau, 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.

For more information, please visit:  http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/apply.html.