Scholarships & Awards

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Awards

1.  Live Your Dream Award – Applications accepted 7/15/17 – 11/15/17   Two Awards

Awards distributed: December 15, 2017
One award Amount: $2,000
This award assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. In addition to providing the primary financial support for their families, eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program and must demonstrate financial need.

For further eligibility requirements, please check out the following web page
http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/eligibility.html

Once you have determined your eligibility check out this link for Live Your Dream Awards Application http://www.soroptimist.org/awards/apply.html

If you have questions regarding this award, please contact Rebecca at lagrandesoroptimist@gmail.com
Status:  CLOSED

 

2.  Soroptimist Ruby Award – Honors women who, through their professional or personal efforts, are making extraordinary differences in the lives of women or girls. Honorees are women who have worked to improve the lives of other women or girls. More information here: http://www.soroptimist.org/members/program/program_rubyaward.html
Award: $500 to the Recipient’s Charity of Choice
Status: Applications due by June 1, 2018.  Can be emailed to Susan Lemon, (lemon1susan@yahoo.com) or Shirley Roberts (sroberts.soroptimist@gmail.com) or mailed to
La Grande Soroptimist
PO Box 3202
La Grande OR 97850

 

Scholarships

 1.  EOU Senior Scholarship  – Applications Accepted 1/15 – 4/1/18
Award: $5,000
For Academic Year:  2018-19
Submission Due Date:  April 1, 2018
Eligibility:
– Must be female, credited for Senior status for the three terms of the scholarship.
– Must be a graduate of a Union County high school or have been a Union County
resident for the past five years.
Status: CLOSED
Cover Letter
Application


2.  EOU Continuation Scholarship – Applications Accepted 1/15 – 4/1/18
Awards (2):
– $3,000 ea
For Academic Year: 2018-19
Submission Due Date:  April 1, 2018
Eligibility:
– Must be female, credited at Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status for the three terms of the
scholarship.
– GPA 2.5 or better
– Must be a graduate of a Union County high school or have been a Union County
resident for the past five years.
Status:  CLOSED
Cover Letter
Application

 

3.  Union County High School Scholarship  – Applications Accepted 1/15 – 4/1/18
Awards (5): $2,500 each
For academic year: 2018-19
Submission Due Date:  April 1, 2018
For Women
Eligibility:
– Must be a graduate of a Union County High School
– Not university specific, but preference will be given to those attending Eastern Oregon
University.
Status:     CLOSED
Cover Letter
Application


4. Pro/Tech Scholarships – Applications Accepted 1/15 – 4/1/18
Award
: $2,000
For academic year:  2018-19
Submission Due Date:  April 1, 2018

For students who like working outdoors, or with their hands, or are planning on taking over a family business, you might be looking at technical, vocational or a trade school. These schools focus on career preparation, giving you all of the skills you need to enter careers like electrician, carpentry or certain technology and medical fields, etc. Will consider certification up to two year degree

Eligibility:
– Must be a graduate of a Union County High School or lived in Union County for more than 5 years
– Permanent residence in Union County
– Open to men and women, preference given to applicants furthering Soroptimist mission.

Status:   CLOSED
Cover Letter and Application

 

Club Awards


4. Pro/Tech Scholarships – Applications Accepted 1/15 – 4/1/18
Award
: $2,000
For academic year:  2018-19
Submission Due Date:  April 1, 2018

For students who like working outdoors, or with their hands, or are planning on taking over a family business, you might be looking at technical, vocational or a trade school. These schools focus on career preparation, giving you all of the skills you need to enter careers like electrician, carpentry or certain technology and medical fields, etc. Will consider certification up to two year degree

Eligibility:
– Must be a graduate of a Union County High School or lived in Union County for more than 5 years
– Permanent residence in Union County
– Open to men and women, preference given to applicants furthering Soroptimist mission.

Status:   CLOSED
Cover Letter and Application


4. Pro/Tech Scholarships – Applications Accepted 1/15 – 4/1/18
Award
: $2,000
For academic year:  2018-19
Submission Due Date:  April 1, 2018

For students who like working outdoors, or with their hands, or are planning on taking over a family business, you might be looking at technical, vocational or a trade school. These schools focus on career preparation, giving you all of the skills you need to enter careers like electrician, carpentry or certain technology and medical fields, etc. Will consider certification up to two year degree

Eligibility:
– Must be a graduate of a Union County High School or lived in Union County for more than 5 years
– Permanent residence in Union County
– Open to men and women, preference given to applicants furthering Soroptimist mission.

Status:   CLOSED
Cover Letter and Application

 

Club Award

1.  Jean McKenzie Women of the Year – Applications Accepted through 6/1/18
Award
:  $0.00
For club year:  2017-18
Submission Due Date:  June 1, 2018

This award was established in 1993 to honor Jean McKenzie, a Soroptimist Life Member and long-time community leader. Her Soroptimist pin was mounted on a plaque to be given each year to an outstanding Soroptimist.

In 2001, Soroptimist of La Grande combined the Jean McKenzie Award with the Soroptimist Woman of the Year Award honoring one Soroptimist with the “Jean McKenzie Woman of the Year” traveling plaque.

Please nominate a Soroptimist who is an outstanding volunteer in Union County, who cares about our area and tries to “Make a Difference” – a member who has demonstrated community involvement and helping others beyond the club requirement for members. The recipient’s name will be submitted for consideration for the Soroptimist International “Women of Distinction” and/or “Women Helping Women” award.

Eligibility:
–  Soroptimist Member

Status:   Open
Jean McKenzie nomination form 2018