Live Your Dream Award

You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you
hardly ever see a smart women with a dumb guy  ~ Erica Jong

The $1,000 Education & Training Award assists 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.

Special appreciation to the John & Eunice Davidson Fund which has provided an additional $1,000 award since 2015.  Thank you for helping us make a greater impact in our community.

In addition to providing the primary financial support for their families, eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program and must demonstrate financial need.

Award recipients may use the case award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare, tuition, and transportation.

Judging takes place December/January, Awarded in February/March
Live Your Dream Award Application
Submit application to: or
Drop off at Gerald Thomas Hall #308, NMSU, Las Cruces
Mail to: Soroptimist, P.O. Box 714, Las Cruces, NM 88004

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