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Live Your Dream Education & Training Awards For Women

The Live Your Dream 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.
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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!  In 2019, a combined total of $6,000 was awarded to seven new club-level recipients. We increased our collective impact in 2020 by awarding a combined total of $11,500 to ten new recipients!

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Dream It/Be It: Career Support For Girls

Dream It, Be It provides girls the guidance and resources they need to achieve their goals.  Since its inception in 2015, Dream It, Be It has reached more than 55,000 girls in 14 countries and territories. The program targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success.  Soroptimist clubs 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.  Girls come out with more confidence, new tools to overcome obstacles, and achievable goals for their future.

Learn more about  Dream It Be It 
Click here for Soroptimist Impact Infographic Report 2019-2020


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

In November 2019, we increased our collective impact by delivering a full day DIBI conference for all female high school students attending  Bayside Community Day School.  Besides covering all course curriculum, students participated in  breakout sessions hosted by 16 career path professionals.
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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.

Rosemary Clayton Scholarship Application and Media Release-2021
The application deadline each year is April 15th.

In 2020, Soroptimist International of Moreno Valley awarded a combined total of $7,000 to its eleven recipients.  Since the debut of this signature program in 2015, a combined total of $23,250 scholarship awards have been awarded to 35 college-bound girls.  


The #Beautiful mentorship program is designed for tweens and teenage girls.  It offers the opportunity to discover their best selves and live confident, authentic lives.  The program's core theme is to promote healthy personal growth within the family structure via family empowerment, current achievement, and social and emotional well-being.  This program provides girls access to building tools they need to navigate life, academic, and career achievement. 

For the 2019-2020 school year, we have classes underway at three elementary schools within Moreno Valley Unified School District.