September 8, 2021
Soroptimist’s Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.
The Live Your Dream Awards offers three levels of cash awards. Eligible applicants can submit their application between August 1 – November 15. Ultimately, a Live Your Dream Awards finalist has the potential receive up to $16,000 to help offset tuition costs, purchase books, get transportation, or find reliable childcare so she can worry less about how to pay her bills and focus on reaching her dreams.
The application portal is now open. You are eligible to apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards 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.
•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 number.
If you are eligible to apply, visit https://www.soroptimist.org/our-work/live-your-dream-awards/apply-for-the-live-your-dream-awards.html.