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Scholarships and Awards
Through Soroptimist PTEJC


SIA Violet Richardson

Fact Sheet

Named after the President of the first club, the program offers a cash reward grant to recipients and to the organization for which they volunteer

Young women between the age of 14 & 17 who make the world a better place through volunteer efforts, especially those that benefit women or girls. Application includes an essay demonstrating community involvement.

Deadline: December 1

Club level - individual annual budget determines award; Regional level - 4 at $500 plus 1 Federation award of $1000; Federation level - trophy to winner, $2500 to organization Schools
4-H Agencies
Teen Centers

SIA Women's Opportunity Award

Fact Sheet

Soroptimist's major service project aids household women seeking to improve their economic status by gaining additional skills, training & education

Female heads of households, enrolled in or accepted to a vocational program or under grad degree program. Must demonstrate financial need. No one with an undergrad degree may apply.

Deadline: December 1

Club level - individual budget;
Regional level -
6 at $1000
2 at $3000
1 at $5000
Health Department
Law Enforcement

SIA Ruby Award
(Formerly Making A Difference for Women)

Fact Sheet

Acknowledges women who are working to improve the lives of women and girls through their personal or professional activities. Their efforts help to promote the issues that are important to the Soroptimist organization. Honorees are women who have worked in extraordinary ways to benefit women and girls.

The program begins on the club level, where the type of recognition varies. Award winners at the club level are eligible for additional awards at other levels of the organization. The finalist receives a $5,000 donation to the charitable organization of her choice.
Recognition Businesses
Service Clubs
Club Members
Scholarships Local High School Graduates may submit portfolios.    

Soroptimist International of Port Townsend & East Jefferson County
P.O. Box 624
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Soroptimist Club #111117
Northwestern Region, District 1
Chartered on May 2, 1947

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