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The Dundas-Ancaster-Flamborough chapter of Soroptimists International invites local women to apply for The Live Your Dream Award. The bursary is all about helping women who have faced economic and personal hardships to live their dreams. Since 1972, the award has provided tens of thousands of women with cash grants to help them achieve their educational and career goals. The Live Your Dream Awards offers three levels of cash awards. Eligibility criteria includes: The eligibility criteria is: a woman who provides the primary financial support for herself and her dependent(s), including at least one of the following: child/spouse/parent/sibling/other dependent; is enrolled in a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program (does not have a graduate degree; resides in Canada; has not previously been the recipient of a Live Your Dream Award (previously the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Award); is not a Soroptimist member; is willing to describe her educational and career goals (300 words max); is willing to describe why she deserves to win the award (750 words max) and is in financial need and is prepared to list her family’s annual living expenses.
Eligible applicants can submit their application between July 1 and Nov. 15.