Soroptimists Educate, Enable and Empower women by providing the opportunities for women and girls to fulfil their dreams.

Education prepares women and girls to plan for their future, and allows for their economic growth and opens doors to their dreams. Educate a women and you educate a whole family.

In 2016 Soroptimists from the Federation of the South West Pacific, spent $275,225 on "Educate to Lead" projects, to assist women and girls. 

Every year Soroptimists from the South West Pacific provide bursaries and scholarships for women to continue their education. Below you will find links to the many scholarships provided each year, click on the link for further information for each of the scholarships.

 

See list of scholarships available 

Australia

Region

Type of Scholarship / Bursary

Eligibility

New South Wales
   
Sydney, NSW Rural Midwife Scholarship

Scholarship to assist rural midwifes to upgrade knowledge and skills

For futher information and criteria details, contact SI Randwick

Central Coast, NSW

Scholarship for mature aged female students attending TAFE

Students must be attending a TAFE college i situated on the Central Coast

For futher information and criteria details, contact SI Brisbane Waters

Griffith, NSW Tertiary Scholarship

Scholarship to provide startup costs to a girl commencing TAFE or university

For further information and criteria details contact SI Griffith for details

Randwick, NSW  Rural midwife scholarship  Scholarship will provide attendance at the NSW Midwives Conference
For further details contact , Si Randwick closing date for applications is 15 July each year.
Queensland
   
Redlands, Qld  

Provide a scholarship to girls or mature aged women attending university

For futher details, criteria and applicatgion form conact SI Bayside

Toowoomba, Qld  Jean Bryant memorial Bursary

Presented to a year 12 female student how has attended a Toowoomba high school and will be undertaking tertiary education.

For futher details, criteria and application form contact SI Toowoomba

South Australia
   
Adelaide, SA Gender Studies Award

Scholarship available to female students attending University of Adelaide. Awarded to the best candidate on completion of an Undergraduate Degree in Gender Studies and Social Enquiry

For futher information and criteria details, contact SI Eastern District

Adelaide, SA  Community Service Youth Award  Student scholarship presented by
SI Eastern Districts of Adelaide
Presented in January of the current year
Contact SI Eastern District

Adelaide 
SA

Biotechnology (Plant Technology) Prize

Awarded to a candidate for post-Master Studies in Biotechnology at Adelaide University. 

Contact Click here to Email for application

Adelaide, SA

SI Adelaide Esther Bright Travel Award

Applications for the 2017 award are now open 

An annual award to enable a female tertiary student to travel to a conference or seminar or symposium, either in Australia or overseas. The travel must be to further her studies and/or research

For futher details, criteria and application form contact SI Adelaide

Adelaide

SA

The Sapphires Soroptimist Prize

This scholarship is awarded to an indigenous female student

for further details please contact  Please click here to email

Adelaide, SA  Women who make a difference

SI Eastern Districts of Adelaide members recogonise that women doing voluntary work sometimes go unnoticed and members nominate women who make a difference to their community. These women are recogonised with a certificate at a award ceremony. 

For further details, please contact SI Eastern District

Barossa Valley, SA Scholarship for year 12 students attending schools in the Barossa and Light districts.

$2000.00 scholarship (divided between 4 schools) Provide assistance to students undertaking Tertiary studies.
Contact Si Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley, SA  Nuriootpa High Dux of the Year  Scholarship provided to the Dux of the Year
Contact Si Barossa Valley
Barossa Valley, SA The Good Sheppard Primary School Award  Scholarship to a student attending The Good Sheppard Primary School in Angaston
Contact Si Barossa Valley
Barossa Valley, SA Operation Flinders - camp sponsorship

Sponsorship of a child to the value of $1500.00 to attend a camp run by Operation Flinders.

Naracoorte, SA Dorothy Sachs Award

 $100.00 presented to a female student to assist with a Business Studies degree - Presented at the Naracoorte High School Presentation Night

For further information, contact SI Naracoorte

Naracoorte, SA Denise Grieve Soroptimist Scholarship

 $1000.00 awarded to a year 12 female student  attending University, the student must attend Naracoorte High School

For further information, contact SI Naracoorte

Tasmania
   
     
Victoria
   
Cobram, Vic Scholarship for secondary students For further information contact si Cobram-Barooga.
Melbourne, Vic Indigenous Australian Women's Scholarship

Scholarship to asisst Indigenous women attending university, this is a 2 year scholarship

For futher information and criteria details, contact SI Business On Collins

Dromana  Scholarship for secondary students

 Scholarship of $500.00 awarded to a year 11 girls entering year 12 to study English / Arts design

For further information and criteria details, contact SI Mornington Peninsula

Western Port  Scholarship for secondary students

 Scholarship of $500.00 awarded to a year 11 girls entering year 12 to study Art

For further information and criteria details, contact SI Mornington Peninsula

Osborne Osborne Primary School Margo Tart Scholarship

 Two scholarships of $100 each to a year 5 girl and year 6 girl to assist the students with the transition to secondary school.

For further information and criteria details, contact SI Mornington Peninsula

Western Australia
   
Albany, WA  Female student of the Year - Great Southern Institute of Technology

Recognition of an outstanding female student who has demonstrated herself to be a true all-rounder showing leadership in her community and outstanding results in her field of endeavour.
For further details contact SI Albany

Perth, WA  The Stella Giles Award for Achievement This scholarship is a prize presented to a WA women for her to undertake a project that aligns with the goals and objectives of our organisation. Applications must be made through and supported by a WA Club. To view the criteria and download an application form please visit Soroptimists-wa.org.au

Perth, WA

Scholarships to high school studens, and university students.

Scholarships are awarded to students for their dedication to their studies, shown through sustained effort, attitude or motivation

For further details and criteria, contact SI Fremantle

Perth, WA Scholarship for Girl Guides

Scholarships will assist Girl Guides to pay guide fees, uniform and camp costs.

For further details and criteria, contact SI Fremantle

Perth, WA Sports Scholarship

Scholarships to assist school aged children to attending sporting clubs, camps etc

For futher information and criteria details, contact SI South Perth

East Timor

Region

Type of Scholarship / Bursary

Eligibility

East Timor

Soroptimist International Joondalup Educational Scholarships East Timor

The scholarships include a living allowance, transport, and books to assist students located in East Timor to continue their education.

For further details and criteria contact SI Joondalup

Fiji

Region

Type of Scholarship / Bursary

Eligibility

Lautoka

 

Scholarship to assist women with the completion of tertiary education

For further details and criteria contact SI Lautoka

Lautoka Arya Samaj Primary School Scholarship

Annual Prize giving scholarship

For further details and criteria contac SI Lautoka

BA Text Book Scholarship

Scholarship to assist with the purchase of text books fees

For further details and criteria contact SI Ba

Indonesia

Region

Type of Scholarship / Bursary

Eligibility

Jakata

Goodwill Leadership Scholarship Program

Scholarship will provide for under privileged women currently attending university

For further details and criteria contact SI Jakarta

New Zealand

Region

Type of Scholarship / Bursary

Eligibility

 

Betty Loughhead Soroptimists Scholarship

For Women who are over the age of 25yrs and are in a course of study.

This scholarship is open to New Zealand citizens studying at a recognised educational facility in New Zealand.  For further details visit the BLSST website or email Secretary BLSST

SI New Plymouth,

New Zealand Central

Lois Williams Education Scholarship for Girls

Granted annually to a girl completing secondary schooling and seeking a tertiary education.

On a rotational basis of the three eligible secondary schools, a minimum of $1,000 is granted to a needy girl to assist with tertiary study fees and/or purchase of books.

For further details contact club secretary SI New Plymouth

Christchurch, NZ Soroptimist Music Scholarship

Scholarship to enable a primary school child the ability to learn music

For further details and criteria contact SI Christ Church

Gore, NZ SI Gore President's Scholarship

Scholarship provides money to assist with the purchase of books; tuition fees and or travel. The scholarship is open to young women from the local Gore district.

For further details and criteria contact SI Gore

Thailand

Region

Type of Scholarship / Bursary

Eligibility

Dusit

Nursing Scholarship

Assistance for nursing students to continue their studies

For further details and criteria contact SI Dusit

Dusit Medical Scholarship

Assistance for medical students currently attending Khon Kaen University

For further details and criteria contact SI Dusit

Dusit Janie Scholarship fund

Assistance for law degree students currently attending Khon Kaen University

For further details and criteria contact SI Dusit

Dusit Education Scholarship

Assistance for students to complete the education.

For further details and criteria contact SI DusitSID website

Dusit Scholarship for Hill Tribe Girls

Assistance for students to continue their education

For further details and criteria contact SI DusitSID Website

Thailand

Minmahaw Education Foundation, Mae Sot,T Thailand,

Scholarship is to provide for women to continue their education, studens must be residents of Thailand.

Contact SI Canberraf or further details.
Closing Date for applications 30th June

     

 

 

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