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Soroptimists Offer Pair Of Scholarship Programs

Local service organization Soroptimist International of Oakdale is accepting applications for its annual Scholarship Award and Live Your Dream Award.

Scholarship Award: A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating female senior that resides within the 95361 zip code with a minimum GPA of 3.0, a demonstrated financial need, who is committed to community service, and whose past and/or future plans and goals are aligned with the Soroptimist mission of improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Applications are submitted through the Oakdale High School Scholarship office.

Live Your Dream Award: The Live Your Dream Award is the signature project of Soroptimist International of the Americas. Each year, the program provides cash grants to head-of-household women so they can achieve their career goals by completing their education or job training. Eligible applicants are women who provide the primary financial support for her dependents including children, spouse, siblings, and/or parents. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. Soroptimist International of Oakdale will award one $1,000 cash award.

To request an application, contact Suzette Titus (209) 602-6562 or Diane Ott (209) 614-8451. Applications must be received by Nov. 15, 2015.