Live Your Dream Education & Training Awards for Women

Soroptimist of Reno is accepting applications for the 2018 Live Your Dream Education and Training Awards for Women. The program, which began in 1972, provides cash grants to women who are working to better their lives through additional schooling and skills training.  Women with a primary financial responsibility for themselves and dependents, who are attending an undergraduate degree program or vocational skills training program and who have financial need are eligible to apply.  To apply, go to the  Live your Dream Application Portal. To be considered for the first level award through SI Reno, enter the zip code 89509, then select Reno,NV

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Deadline: November 15, 2019

Education Scholarship

Soroptimist International of Reno (SIR) believes that every woman should have the opportunity to develop her capabilities to the fullest.  The committee will decide your qualifications for the following educational grants, with monetary values up to $2500.
To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must be enrolled or provide a letter of acceptance into a qualified program in one of the following, and carrying a minimum of six units:
A Vocational / Technical program in Northern Nevada
A four-year bachelor degree program at the University of Nevada, Reno
An Associate degree Nursing Program of a Northern Nevada Community College
A Northern Nevada Community College provided the applicant intends to transfer to a degree program at the University of Nevada Reno
SIR will issue payment for the fall semester, on behalf of the awardees, directly to the school. Upon completion of the fall semester, a recipient must submit an official transcript showing grades for that semester, proof of registration for the spring semester and a request for the scholarship payment to our Education-Women Committee coordinators in order to receive the next payment of the scholarship.
Deadline: March 12, 2020
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SIR Education Scholarship Application 2019 (pdf)