Local Soroptimists offer three scholarships

— Soroptimist International of Okanogan Valley is offering three scholarships, including two $1,000 awards to graduating senior girls and a $500 returning adult scholarship.

The club will award one $1,000 scholarship each to senior girls at Okanogan and Omak high schools.

Applicants must be 2014 graduating senior girls, have a 3.0 or higher grade point average and demonstrate financial need. Application materials are available from the club or in school counselors’ offices. The deadline for applications is April 18.

The also will award a $500 returning adult scholarship to a woman who is returning to school after a period of absence from education. Applicants can pursue any type of training or education.

Applicants must an essay describing circumstances and educational goals. The application deadline is April 18.

Forms are available by contacting 509-322-1520 or emailing B.J. Bleakney.


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