Young Women Making a Difference

Award for Volunteer Action

Who can apply?

  • Young women between the ages of 14 and 18
  • Must make a difference through volunteer action
  • Must live in Saratoga County

(Note: Relatives of Soroptimist members are not eligible for this award.)


What is the award?

Winners are eligible to receive cash awards for themselves and the charitable organization of their choice. 

The 2021-2022 award is $500 to the award winner and $500 to the volunteer organization.


How do I apply?

Applications are closed for 2021-2022. The 2022-2023 application will posted in fall 2022.


What qualities are sought in applicants?

  • Young women who have demonstrated initiative in both identifying a problem and trying to solve it


  • Applicants who have significant and noteworthy accomplishments as volunteers


  • Volunteer actions that benefit women and girls are especially valued. 


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