Soroptimist International (SI) of Corvallis, a local chapter of the international volunteer organization for business and professional women, is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 ‘Live Your Dream Award’.  Live Your Dream Awards 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.

Eligible applicants must be residents of Benton County who are enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program at Linn-Benton Community College or Oregon State University and can demonstrate financial need.  One awardee will be advanced to the state-level Live Your Dream competition.

This year SI Corvallis will award two scholarships for up to $2,500 each.  General information and eligibility criteria can be found online at SoroptimistCorvallis.org (see homepage link).  Completed applications may be emailed to address listed in the instructions or mailed to Soroptimist International of Corvallis, Attn: Grants Committee, PO Box 1322, Corvallis, OR 97339.  Applications must be received no later than November 15, 2016.