Soroptimist awards available

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor

Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor currently has two post-secondary educational awards available to San Juan County women.

A $2,500 Educational Opportunity Award is open to applicants who are already accepted or enrolled in a vocational training program, certification program, or a university/college program.

A $3,000 Fellowship Award is available to qualified women who are currently attending or have been accepted into a graduate school program.

Additional details and application materials are available on the Soroptimist website:

The deadline for application submission is Feb.16.

Soroptimists provides support to women and girls in our community. These awards are part of our program, designed to empower women through education. If you know of anyone who qualifies for this award, please encourage them to apply. We will be happy to answer any questions or provide assistance locating the application; please contact us at