Soroptimist’s applications available for scholarships

Soroptimist International of Ventura, California, a local service club for business and professional women  announces that applications are now available for two scholarships.

Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek assistance to go back to school or receive special training can apply for the Live your Dream Award to help them improve their skills, education or training.  SI Ventura’s cash award will be a minimum of $1,500 and the winner is eligible for additional regional and international awards. Applications are available at Ventura College, from Sherri Tarpchinoff Bennett and online at www.soroptimistventura.org. Applications must be received by November 15, at SI Ventura, P.O. Box 6133, Ventura, CA 93006 or  online .

Teen volunteers may apply for the Violet Richardson Award which honors young women for their volunteer efforts in their school or community.  The minimum award from SI Ventura is $1,500. Applications are available in the Counseling offices of Buena High School, Foothill Technological High School, El Camino High School, St. Bonaventure High School and Ventura High School. You may also download the application online at www.soroptimistventura.org.   Applications must be returned by January 15, 2016 to SI Ventura, P.O. Box 6133, Ventura, CA 93006 or by following the online instructions.

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