Virginia Wagner Educational Award honors a woman who is enrolled in a university degree program, i.e., Bachelor, Master or Doctorate program and shows effort toward scholarship and has done volunteer work in the community and/or school and has a financial need.


January 15th

of each year.

For a writable application click the blue button above and complete the application.
Once completed email required documents for judging to: 

by January 15

Please forward your questions to our
 Virginia Wagner Chair's

Toni Adams

Live Your Dream Awards program is a unique education award for women who provide the primary financial support for their families. The Live Your Dream Awards give women the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

You must be working towards a college / technical degree and have a financial need to be eligible for the Live Your Dream award.

This is the signature award of Soroptimist International of the Americas. It is awarded to women around the world. Soroptimist International of Grosse Pointe is proud to make a difference in the lives of women and girls and to help them Live Their Dream.

Applications may be submitted online through the Soroptimist website between 

August 1- November 15

Please forward your questions to our

Live Your Dream Chair

Bette Lepouttre

Virginia Wagner Educational award

Hear what two of our past winners have to say about the Live Your Dream Award and how it impacted their life

educational award applications