Soroptimist International of Central Solano County

Awards and Scholarships

Soroptimist International of Solano County provides award opportunities for women seeking financial assistance for education and other needs.

Interested in applying for one of our awards or scholarships opportunities?   See Our opportunities below. 

Our Awards and Scholarships

Live Your Dream Award

The Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award helps women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by assisting them with resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects. Applications are accepted annually beginning in September with a cutoff date of November 1. For more information or application submission email lyd@sicentralsolano.com

Women Helping Women

The Ruby Nomination honors non-Soroptimist women who are making extraordinary efforts on behalf of other women. This award gives an opportunity to say “thank you” and encourage others to explore ways to assist women. Nominations are accepted annually beginning in September; the nomination deadline is December 1st.
For more information or application submission email ruby@sicentralsolano.com

Local Agency Request Form

Are you a local non-profit looking for funding? If so, Please see the form below. For more information or application submission email: disbursements@sicentralsolano.com

Honoring Young Women for Volunteer Action

The Violet Richardson Award honors young women,14 to 18 years old, who passionately volunteer in their communities. The award is named after Violet Richardson, president of the first Soroptimist club, which was founded in 1921. She believed in personal responsibility and her motto was, “It's what you do that counts." Applications are accepted annually beginning in September with a cutoff date of November 15. For more information or application submission email vra@sicentralsolano.com

Chance To Rise

Chance to Rise is an awards program for women who have demonstrated that they can overcome personal challenges to forge a path for a successful future.

Download our Chance To Rise flyer. For more information or application submission email rise@sicentralsolano.com