Scholarships & Awards

SISLT’s Scholarships – Youth Scholarships

  • Who can apply: Graduating high school seniors from South Tahoe and Whittell High School who wish to further their education.
  • Award amount: $1,000 each
  • Deadline: TBA
  • How to apply: Send a request to

SISLT’s Awards

Live Your Dream Award (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Award)

Violet Richardson Award

  • Who can be nominated:  The Violet Richardson Award is a recognition program for young women ages 14-17  who engages in volunteer action within their communities or schools.
  • Deadline: December 1st
  • All applications should be sent to: Soroptimist International South Lake Tahoe & Soroptimist International Tahoe Sierra. Club Contact: SISLT
  • Download Flyer: Violet Richardson Award
  • Download Application: Violet Richardson Award Application

Soroptimist Ruby Award

  • Who can be nominated:  A ruby is a deep red gemstone associated with wisdom, importance, vitality, strength, vivacity, power and love: all words embodying the strong and compassionate women who are our award recipients. The Soroptimist Ruby Award honors women who have worked to improve the lives of women and girls through their professional and/or private volunteer work.
  • Deadline: December 1st
  • All applications should be emailed to: SISLT
  • Download Application: Ruby Award Nomination Form

If you have any questions, please contact  SISLT