Scholarships and Awards

Soroptimist Scholarships and Education Grants

Soroptimist’s mission focuses on improving the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. We accomplish our mission by giving a variety of Soroptimist scholarships and education grants that fund vocational and educational goal.

Live Your Dream Award and Education Grants

Live Your Dream Award

The Live Your Dream Award 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. Applications are being accepted through November 15, 2019. See eligibility requirements and apply today! 

Ruth Hoosier Memorial Scholarship

Ruth Hoosier was a founding member of Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs.  Ruth was very involved in the community and Soroptimist, where she chaired the annual fashion show that continued for many years.  Upon her death, Ruth’s family contributed money for a scholarship in her memory, which continues to be awarded annually to the top academic high school students at Borrego Springs High School. The scholarship is a $1,000 per year award, given for a total of four years ($4,000). Applications will be accepted in Spring 2020. See eligibility requirements and apply today!