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Live Your Dream Education & Training Awards For Women

The Live Your Dream Awards program (formally known as Women's Opportunity Awards program) is Soroptimist's major women's education project. Through the program, clubs assist 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.  Eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program and must demonstrate financial need.

Learn more about the Live Your Dream Awards and How To Apply

The application period each year is from July 1-November 15.

Each year, Soroptimist International of Moreno Valley supports the Live Your Dream Education and Training Awards for Women program by presenting at least one $1,000 award to local applicants.  In 2018, a combined total of $6,000 was awarded to seven new Live Your Dream Award recipients  and two past recipients!

Dream It/Be It: Career Support For Girls

Soroptimist/ is pleased to announce the launch of our new global program for girls. Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls will help girls grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. Dream It, Be It targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success. It provides girls with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams. Soroptimist clubs will work in partnership with girls in small groups or a conference setting to provide them with the information and resources they want and need to be successful. The topics covered include career opportunities, setting and achieving goals, overcoming obstacles to success and how to move forward after setbacks or failures.

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Click here for 2016-2017 Impact-Infographic

Since October 2016, members of Soroptimist International of Moreno Valley have presented a series of seven workshops to high school girls at Bayside Community Day School. Curriculum includes:  Discovering Dreams, Exploring Careers, Creating Achievable Goals, Rising Above Obstacles, Turning Failure Into Success, Balancing Your Stress, and Putting Dreams Into Action

Rosemary Clayton

Rosemary Clayton Memorial Scholarship

The Rosemary Clayton Scholarship was established in honor of a woman dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls at both the local and international levels. A resident of Moreno Valley and loyal member of Soroptimist International as well as other service organizations, Rosemary Clayton was a model of selfless volunteerism, faithful friendship, and service to her community. The scholarship is open to high school senior girls in Moreno Valley who meet the eligibility criteria.

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The application deadline each year is April 30.

In 2018, Soroptimist International of Moreno Valley awarded a combined total of $3,500 to its eight recipients.  Since the debut of this signature program in 2015, a combined total of $9,250 scholarship awards have been awarded to 17 college-bound girls.