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Live Your Dream Award

Offered by Soroptimist

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Aug 2, 2023
Multiple awards worth up to


Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

November 15, 2023

Scholarship Overview

Are you a woman in an undergraduate or vocational program who is the primary provider for yourself and your dependents? If so, consider applying for the Live Your Dream Award! The scholarship is open to college women who provide primary financial support for themselves and their dependents. The scholarship is funded by Soroptimist, a global volunteer organization. Soroptimist provides women and girls with access to education and training for economic empowerment. There are three award levels that applicants are eligible to win: Club-Level ($1,000), Region Level ($3,000 – $5,000), and International finalists ($10,000 – $16,000). These funds will go towards applicants’ postsecondary educational costs. If you are a woman (and mom) on the road to earning your degree and are looking for help to get there, we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to women in a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program who are the primary financial support for themselves and their dependents. Applicants must have financial need and may not have a graduate degree. Lastly, applicants must meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College Students


US Citizens, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents

Other Category

Women, Single Parent, Parent

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application and the below application materials.



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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Live Your Dream Award winner will be announced: March 1, 2023.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Soroptimist at [email protected].

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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