SARATOGA — Women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families are encouraged to apply for the Soroptimist “Live Your Dream” Award.
Soroptimist International of Saratoga County, an international volunteer organization for business and professional women, is offering grants up to $5,000 to be used for expenses related to education. In addition to being the primary wage earner, applicants must: Demonstrate financial need; Be accepted or enrolled in an undergraduate or vocational skills training program; Be a resident of any of the locations where there is a Soroptimist Club, and Not have previously been a recipient of this award.
If you meet these criteria and wish to apply for this grant, go to www.soroptimistsaratoga.org. Under “Awards” select “Live Your Dream.” This will take you to the on-line application. Applications must be completed by Nov. 15. Soroptimist members and their immediate family are ineligible.
The Saratoga County Chapter provides grants up to $5,000 per award winner. Our first-place award recipient is also eligible for additional monetary awards at the regional and international Soroptimist levels. These funds can be used for tuition, books, childcare, transportation expense or any other education-related expense.
Soroptimist International of Saratoga County is part of an international women’s organization with 72,000 members in 121 countries and territories. For more information, visit our website at www.soroptimistsaratoga.org or the international website at www.soroptimist.org