What is a Soroptimist Scholarship?

What is a Soroptimist Scholarship?

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award is an educational training Award aimed at assisting women who provide the primary financial support for their families, by giving them the needed resources to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. The Soroptimist scholarship 2021 offers three levels of cash awards.

How do you become a Soroptimist?

Qualifications of membership in Soroptimist International are:

  1. be working in a profession or business or in an occupation of comparable status or responsibilities to those of a person working in a profession or business.
  2. be recently retired from, or temporarily or permanently out of work from, a profession or business.

What does Soroptimist mean?

the best for women
The name Soroptimist was coined from the Latin soror meaning sister, and optima meaning best. And so Soroptimist is perhaps best interpreted as ‘the best for women’.

What is the mission of Soroptimist International?

Soroptimist International Vision/Mission Statement. Soroptimist International are committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong and peaceful communities world wide.

Is Soroptimist International a charity?

Soroptimist International of the Americas, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your gift is very much appreciated and fully deductible as a charitable contribution.

How many members are in the Soroptimist International?

Founded in 1921, Soroptimist International is a global volunteer movement with a network of around 72,000 club members in 121 countries.

How many Soroptimist clubs are there in the world?

Soroptimist International of the Americas has about 1,300 clubs in countries across North America, Latin America and the Pacific Rim who work to economically empower women and girls.

When was Soroptimist founded?

October 3, 1921Soroptimist International / Founded

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