Live Your Dream Award Application Information

Applications must be emailed to Soroptimist International of Watsonville and received by the November 15 application deadline. See Step 4 below.

Step 1: Determine if You are Eligible
Eligible applicants must be women who:

  • Provide the primary financial support for her family (including children, spouse, siblings and/or parents).
  • Have financial need.
  • Are enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.
  • Have not previously been the recipient of a Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Award; are not a Soroptimist member, employee or immediate family of either.

Step 2: Live Your Dream Award – Click here to get the application (PDF file).

Note: Once all parts of the form are completed, select “Save As” from the “File” menu and change the file name (for example, “lydonlineap.pdf,” to “lydonlineappLG.pdf,” where “LG” are an example of your initials.) Click “Save.”

Step 3: Obtain References – Click here to get the reference form (PDF file).

You will need two different people to fill out the reference form. Please email this form to your references and request that they email the forms back to you when completed.
Step 4: Return your Application and Reference Form
Completed applications and reference forms must be returned to Soroptimist International of Watsonville and received by the November 15 application deadline. Either send the completed application and reference form to:
SI Watsonville
P.O. Box 442
Watsonville, CA 95077
Attn: LYD
or, scan in and email the completed form by clicking this email link.
Applications submitted directly to Soroptimist headquarters in Philadelphia will NOT be considered. If you have any questions about eligibility or the application process, please email us here.