The Women's Opportunity Award is a program of Soroptimist International of the Americas. Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world. Local clubs are now accepting applications.
The Women's Opportunity Award is for women with primary financial responsibility for supporting their family who attend or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an under-graduate degree program. The deadline for submitting the application is December 15, 2010.
Application forms are available at the Financial Aid Office-Peninsula College, Peninsula College Extension-Forks, and Peninsula College Extension-Port Townsend. The cash award may be used to offset any costs associated with efforts to attain higher education including books, childcare and transportation. The monetary amount for this award is $1,000.
Please contact one of the following Soroptimist members in your local community if you have an interest and/or questions concerning application for the Women's Opportunity Award: Wendy Shea 452-4045 or Jill Oakes 417-3012 (www.sijetset.com) in Port Angeles; Debbie Scannell 360-374-3223 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 360-374-3223 end_of_the_skype_highlighting in Forks; Betty Osborn 683-7649 (email@example.com) in Sequim; and Pat Durbin 360-379-4956 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 360-379-4956 end_of_the_skype_highlightin in Port Townsend.
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