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Scholarships

2018-2019

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF ANACORTES SCHOLARSHIPS

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. All scholarships are for one year.

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. New scholarships this year focus on vocational/technical training leading to certification or degree with emphasis on construction and building trades.

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.

New Information for Prospective Applicant

If you have received a total of two (2) university, or college, or technical school scholarships from Soroptimist International of Anacortes, you are not eligible to apply for another scholarship.  Live Your Dream; Dream It Be It; or Woman of Distinction awards are not considered a college scholarship.

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Academic Scholarships

Scholarship Area of Study Amount Application Requirements
Business Bachelor or Associate Degree in Business, Marketing, Economics or related areas Two @ $4000 each
Women/Men
STEM
Lottie McGovern
Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) studies or any variation Three @ $4000 each
Women
Music/Arts
Verna Wells
Music, Arts, Theater, Film, Design and Graphic Design One @ $4000
Women/Men
Foreign Language
Alexis Michelle Gilman
Major or minor in foreign language, including post-graduate and study abroad One @ $4000
Women
College Enrolled as College Sophomore, Junior or Senior Two @ $4000 each
Women/Men
Postgraduate 
Marie Hapeman
College or University postgraduate studies Two @ $4000 each
Women
Academics
Verna Munks
Pursuit in any area of study leading to a Bachelor Degree. Minimum 3.5 GPA One @ $4000
Women
Marine or Environment Marine or Environmental Studies.  Oceanography, Marine Biology, etc. One @ $4000
Women/Men

Field of Health Scholarships

Health
Thelma Marani
Health Services Studies; Entering OR continuing studies in health services Three @ $4000 each
Women
Susan Woolsey
Spirit of Community
Community focused physical OR mental health studies. 21+ years One @ $6000
Women

Women in Transition

Women in Transition 
Doris Tursi
Training for Return-to-Work or Career Change.  General Studies. Certification OR Associate Degree One @ $4000
Women

Community/Technical College Scholarships

Vocational/Technical
John Tursi
NEW! 
Certification OR Associate Degree with emphasis on Construction and Building trades Two @ $4000 each
Women/Men
Energy/Environment Studies in Oil, Gas, Alternative Energy, Water Treatment, Ecology or related areas One @ $4000
Women/Men
Marine Technology Technician, Composites, Electrical, Electronics, Propulsion, HVAC, Mechanic & other Marine careers. One @ $4000
Women/Men
General Studies
Community College
 Certification OR Associate Degree. GPA between 2.0 to 3.5 only Three @ $4000 each
Women/Men