Now Accepting Applications for Women Heads of Household
If you are a single parent pursuing a community college, bachelors, graduate degree or vocational/technical degree, you may be eligible to apply for the Live Your Dream or Avys Hathaway Education Grants from Soroptimist International of Seattle Metropolitan.
The winner of the Live Your Dream Award will receive a $4,000 education grant that can be used for tuition, childcare, books, or other needs as a student in a vocational, community college or bachelor’s degree program. Winner of the local club award will be referred to the Soroptimist Northwestern Region for additional award money.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE SOROPTIMIST LIVE YOUR DREAM ONLINE PORTAL BY NOVEMBER 15, 2018.
Avys Hathaway Award
The Avys Hathaway Award honors a longtime Soroptimist member who contributed her artistic skills to the local club. The award is for a single parent head of household who is pursuing a graduate or bachelors degree. Application for the award can be downloaded or from your university financial aid office or women’s center. Two reference letters must be submitted with the application by November 15, 2018.
Prior winners have often surmounted obstacles including poverty, domestic violence, and homelessness. Our winners include a young immigrant woman who plans to study medicine and a woman pursuing a law degree at Seattle University.