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Scholarships

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF ANACORTES SCHOLARSHIPS

DEADLINE FOR 2017-18 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS HAS PASSED
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR HAVE BEEN AWARDED

SOROPTIMIST only awards scholarships in the Spring of each year. Deadline for 2017-18 awards has passed, and scholarships for 2017-18 academic year have already been awarded.

The scholarship program reflects our commitment to education and what is best for women and girls. Our goal is to promote the education of a wide range of worthy students, including those re-entering the workforce in our community.

Each scholarship has specific REQUIREMENTS. For example: educational status, high school student or graduate, gender (some scholarships are for women only), residency and financial need.
Scholarships cover various fields of study including business, health, music/arts, math, science, engineering, vocational/technical, foreign language, marine technology, marine/environmental studies, and community college general studies. Recently added scholarships include the field of energy studies and training for return-to-work or career change.

Scholarships are granted for United States based educational institutions or programs. Study abroad programs for course credit at a US college or university are acceptable.

The scholarship list below will be updated in December 2017. At that time, the revised 2018-19 academic year scholarship list will be posted, along with the revised application, instructions, requirements and deadline dates.

2017/2018 Scholarships 

Academic Scholarships

Scholarship Area of Study Amount Requirements Application Requirements
Business Bachelor or Associate Degree in Business or business related areas 1st – $4000
2nd – $3000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior Women/Men
Lottie McGovern (STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) studies or any variation 1st – $4000
2nd – $3000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior Women
Verna Wells Music/Arts Music, Arts, Theatre, Film, Design and Graphic Design $4000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR
Resident zip 98221
Women/Men
Alexis M. Gilman Foreign Language Major or minor in foreign language, including post-graduate and study abroad $4000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR Resident zip 98221 Women
College Enrolled as College Junior or Senior 1st – $4000
2nd – $3000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR Resident zip 98221 Women/Men
Marie Hapeman 
Postgraduate
College or University post-graduate studies 1st – $4000
2nd – $3000
Completed undergrad degree. Current/Prior Resident zip 98221 Women
Verna Munks Academics Academics $4000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior minimum 3.5 GPA Women
Marine or Environment Marine or Environmental Studies.  Eg. Oceanography, Marine Biology, etc. $4000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR Current/Prior Resident zip 98221 Women/Men

Field of Health Scholarships

Thelma Marani Health Health Services Studies; Entering OR continue studies in health services 1st – $4000
2nd – $3000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR Resident zip 98221 Women
Susan Woolsey Spirit of Community Community focused work with children & families, physical OR mental health studies $6000   New Amount
21 years or older. High school OR College graduate. Resident zip 98221 Women

Community/Technical College Scholarships

Energy Technology
NEW
Oil, Gas or Alternative Energy Studies.  Certification OR Associate Degree $4000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR Resident zip 98221 Women/Men
Marine Technology Technician, Composites, Electrical, Electronics, Propulsion, HVAC, Mechanic & other Marine careers. Certification OR Associate Degree $4000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR Resident zip 98221 Women/Men
Community College General Studies.  Certification OR Associate Degree. Three Scholarships Three @$4000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR Resident zip 98221 GPA 2.0 to 3.5 Women/Men
Doris Tursi Women in Transition
NEW
Training for Return-to-Work or Career Change.  General Studies. Certification OR Associate Degree  $4000
Resident zip 98221 Women
John Tursi General Studies. Certification OR Associate Degree $4000
AHS or Cap Sante HS Senior OR Resident zip 98221 Women/Men

Note: All scholarships are for one year.