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HomeLive Your Dream Award


The $1,000 Live Your Dream 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.  Award recipients may use the award to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education, such as books, childcare, tuition, and transportation.




Since 1972, we've distributed more than $30 million

in education grants to 30,000 women
making a better life for themselves and their families.




We invest in women's education because it
transforms lives and communities. 



The Live Your Dream Awards
has been recognized for its 
effectiveness and long-term impact.




Eligibility Requirements:

  1. You provide the primary financial support for your family and have financial need. 
  2. You are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.

  3. You have a social security number or tax ID number.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


Apply online at Soroptimist.org, choose the Las Cruces club and your application will be forwarded to us.

Questions? Contact: silascruces@silcnm.org or edevall@nmsu.edu
SUBMIT APPLICATION:

JULY 1st-NOVEMBER 15th



December/January   Judging
February/March        Awarded



Special thanks to the John & Eunice Davidson Fund which has provided an additional $1,000 award since 2015

Awardee History