P.O. Box 861897, Los Angeles, CA 90086-1897


Soroptimist International of Los Angeles Fellowship for Women in Graduate Study

Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. Soroptimist International of Los Angeles is offering its annual fellowship to an outstanding woman graduate student.

This student must be attending graduate school in Los Angeles County, California. The award of $3,500 is for the 2019-2020 academic year. The field of study is open, but consideration will be given to candidates who have high financial need and contribute to the betterment of a community through volunteer efforts, with particular attention to the betterment of women and girls.

Eligibility Requirements
Candidates must be enrolled in a graduate degree program at an accredited institution of higher education in Los Angeles County. Candidates must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and 3 letters of reference are required.

Official transcripts of upper division (junior and senior years) and/or graduate level work must be sent directly from the school’s Registrar to the Chair of the Fellowship Committee at Fellowship@Soroptimist-LosAngeles.org. A personal interview is required of finalists. Finalist interviews will be conducted on January 15, 2020. The winner of this Fellowship Award will be honored at a luncheon on March 14, 2020.

Application Deadline: January 6, 2020

Applications, transcripts, and letters of recommendation must be received by January 6, 2020. Applications can be emailed to Fellowship@Soroptimist-LosAngeles.org with the subject line as Fellowship Application or mailed to the below address. A copy of the application form is attached. For further information, please contact the SILA Fellowship Committee at Fellowship@Soroptimist-LosAngeles.org.

Soroptimist International of Los Angeles Fellowship Committee
Post Office Box 861897
Los Angeles, California 90086-1897