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Give Her Wings Award – Apply Now!

September 4, 2017 by  

Soroptimist International of the Tri Cities is welcoming applications for the Give Her Wings Award.wings

This award is designed for women who:

  • Have financial need
  • Are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program
  • Have not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Give Her Wings Award or Women’s Opportunity Award; are not a Soroptimist member, or immediate family of either.
  • Preference given to women who reside in the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Moody, Belcarra, Anmore or Port Coquitlam)

Complete the Give Her Wings Application, and submit two references form available here by January 15th, 2018 to:

Colleen Penrowley
2276 Prairie Avenue
Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 1V9
Email: cpen@telus.net
Phone: 604-351-5866

Live Your Dream Awards – Apply Now!

August 25, 2017 by  

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The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards) 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.2013 Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women Recipient Aziza Kibibi McGill

Each year, more than $1.6 million in education grants are awarded to more than 1,200 women, many of whom have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol abuse. Live Your Dream Awards recipients may use the cash award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare, tuition and transportation. Since the Live Your Dream Awards program began in 1972, about $30 million in education grants have been disbursed to assist tens of thousands of women achieve their dreams of a better life for themselves and their families. In 2007, the program received the Associations Advance America Summit Award—ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership’s highest level of recognition.

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You are eligible to apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards if you:

  • Provide the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents.
  • Have financial need.
  • Are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.
  • Are motivated to achieve your education and career goals.
  • Have not previously been the recipient of a Live Your Dream Awards (formerly called the Women’s Opportunity Award)
  • Do not have a graduate degree.
  • Are not a Soroptimist member, an employee of Soroptimist International of the Americas or immediate family of either.

If you meet all of the above eligibility requirements, complete the writable application form and have your two references complete the reference form for submission along with your application.

The application deadline is January 15, 2018. 

Ensure your completed application and 2 reference letters are sent to SI TriCities Awards Chair Colleen Penrowley.  Also, feel free to contact Colleen by email or phone at 604-351-5866 if you have any questions on how to apply.

Give Her Wings Award – Apply Now

October 15, 2015 by  

Soroptimist International of the TriCities is welcoming applications for the Give Her Wings Award.blue-butterfly2

This award is designed for women who:

  • Have financial need
  • Are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program
  • Reside in the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Moody, Belcarra, Anmore or Port Coquitlam)
  • Have not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Give Her Wings Award or Women’s Opportunity Award; are not a Soroptimist member, or immediate family of either.

Complete the Give Her Wings Application, and and submit the references (included as part of the application form) by December 31st, 2015 to:

Yolanda Broderick
302 Cardiff Way
Port Moody, BC V3H 3X8
Email: ymbroderick@gmail.com
Phone: 604-937-5831

Are you eligible for a Give Her Wings Award?

January 11, 2014 by  

Soroptimist International of the TriCities is pleased to offer a new award for 2014.blue-butterfly2

The Give Her Wings award acknowledges women who:

  • Have financial need
  • Are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program
  • Reside in the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Moody, Belcarra, Anmore or Port Coquitlam)
  • Have not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Give Her Wings Award or Women’s Opportunity Award; are not a Soroptimist member, or immediate family of either.

Complete the Give Her Wings Award Application and submit to references by February 1st, 2014 to:

Jan Meyer
5 Aspen Court
Port Moody, BC V3H 4V6
Email: pjmeyers@shaw.ca
Phone: 604-469-2249

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