Submitted by Soroptimists
The Soroptimists of Friday Harbor are accepting applications for their “Educational Opportunity” and “Fellowship” awards. Eligible women who reside in San Juan County are encouraged to apply. The $2,000 Educational Opportunity Award is for a woman in financial need, who is enrolled or accepted into an undergraduate degree or vocational skills program. The $3,000 Fellowship Award is for a woman who has been established in business or in another profession, and who is now returning to college or university to earn an advanced degree.
For details and information on how to apply, visit www.sifri.org. Applications must be postmarked by Jan. 12. To help fund these and other educational awards, the Soroptimists will sell raffle tickets for cash prizes at Friday Harbor Marketplace on Dec. 9 and 16. Support the Soroptimists; support women and girls.