Soroptimist announces New Scholarship for 2018 Senior Graduating Girls

Just in time for 2018 Graduates, Soroptimist International of Napa announces a new scholarship for graduating senior girls called the The Future is You

The Future is You! Is  a one-thousand dollar scholarship  being  awarded to a Napa Valley Unified School graduating senior girl.  All graduating senior girls are eligible for this scholarship but particular consideration will be given to: young women who are first-generation college goers in their families, who have persisted in the face of obstacles, and who intend to enter career paths that will enable them to give back to their communities.

Soroptimist International of Napa is part of a global women’s organization of Soroptimist whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls who face obstacles such as poverty, violence and teen pregnancy, through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. Soroptimist is particularly concerned with providing disadvantaged women and girls access to education, as a path to self-determination.

Completed applications and supporting materials are due May 18, 2018 to Soroptimist member, Sarah Williams, Ed.D. NVUSD Director – Assessment and Intervention.  Applications are being distributed through the school district  and is also available below.

Soroptimist means best for women. Soroptimists are women working to improve the lives of women and girls by supporting social and economic programs that empower women and girls to be their best.

Soroptimist International of Napa meets the 2nd and 3rd Tuesday for lunch at the Elks Lodge and the 4th Tuesday for an evening dinner meeting.  Contact Membership Director Debbie Goodman  at 707-478-7630 for more information  and/or to attend a meeting.