Soroptimist Awards & Scholarships

Live Your Dream Award
The Live Your Dream Award is Soroptimist’s major project.  Through the program, clubs in 19 countries and territories assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills, and employment prospects.  Many recipients have overcome enormous obstacles including poverty, domestic violence, and drug and alcohol abuse.

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Jane Granzer Senior Award
Provides a scholarship for a senior girl at Coronado High School each year.  Jane Granzer made a major contribution to Soroptimist International of Coronado helping to build the Club and serving it in every capacity since joining in 1956.  She held the position of Club President, was honored as Club Soroptimist of the Year in 2002, and inducted into the Laurel Society…

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Southwestern College Women’s Resource Center “Living Your Dream” Scholarship
Soroptimist International of Coronado is excited to announce a scholarship for $1,000 for tuition and books to a student attending Southwestern College.  The scholarship will be for a female head of household, with a grade point average of 2.5 or better who is taking a minimum of 12 units…

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Monarch School Scholarship
We support Monarch School with two annual scholarships for graduating senior girls.  On Monday, March 12, 10 members of Soroptimist International of Coronado will be cooking and serving dinner at the school as part of the school’s Monarch Dinner Program for approximately 80 parents and students…

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Best for Women Grant
Soroptimist International of Coronado is seeking proposals from organizations that address our mission and target areas of concern. One grant of $5,000 may be awarded. We are seeking applications from organizations who have a significant impact on the lives of women and girls either who are affected by domestic violence or human trafficking, and/or organizations who are working to improve access to education and health services for women and girls…

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Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
This scholarship was established in 2014 to recognize the qualities of service, leadership, citizenship and sense of personal responsibility in young women in the Coronado NJROTC program. It is awarded to an outstanding Senior female cadet of the Coronado High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program nominated by the NJROTC staff, led by the Senior Naval Science Instructor. It is a cash award, in an amount determined by the club on an annual basis….

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Soroptimist International of Coronado Service Award (formerly the Violet Richardson Award)

Soroptimist is concerned with the special challenges facing today’s girls and young women. The organization launched the Soroptimist of Coronado Service Award (formerly the Violet Richardson Award) as a way to recognize girls for their volunteer service to their communities.

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