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November 1, 2013 by  

  • Do you provide the primary financial support for your family? (including children, spouse, siblings and/or parents).
  • Do you have financial need?

    Dawn Johnson

    Dawn Johnson - 2012 WOA winner for SI TriCities, Western Canada Region and SIA

  • Are you enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program?
  • Do you live in BC?

If  you’ve answered yes to these questions (and if you have not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Award), then complete the WOA – application to be considered for a financial bursary.  If you need help completing the application, contact our awards chair and she’ll be happy to help you.

The award can be used for tuition, books, childcare, carfare or any other education-related expense.  Since the program’s inception in 1972, approximately $15 million in Women’s Opportunity Awards has been disbursed to about 25,000 women throughout the countries served by Soroptimist International of the America’s.  Why not be one of these women?

We want to hear from you!

Applications are due by February 1, 2014.

Download WOA – application (pdf)
Download Reference Form (pdf)

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