Soroptimist International of Santa Rosa

Violet  Richardson Award Program 2017 Guidelines


2017 Extended DEADLINE: December 31   AMOUNT:  $500 to Award Winner       and $200 donation to her charity of choice.


This award recognizes young women between the ages of 14 and 17 who volunteer in their community and who make the world a better place.  Volunteer activities that benefit women or girls are of particular interest.


A link to an internet writeable Violet Richardson PDF Application  is shown below.

                  Click here for the writeable Violet Richardson Award application.


 NOTE: The application form still specifies a deadline of November 15th . Although THAT date on the form cannot be modified, the extended deadline is December 31st for year 2017  only.


If you are unable to download this form, you may:

1)      Request this writable PDF be e-mailed to you directly as an attachment by
Please note your first and last name and phone# in this request.

2)      OR -- Request a printed copy of the application form which you should complete and return with your name phone# and postal address.


 Soroptimist International of Santa Rosa
ATTN:Violet Richardson  Scholarship Chair,
 PO Box 933, Santa Rosa CA  95402.


Please note: Award Winners will be required to submit their Social Security number when notified in order to meet our IRS reporting requirements.


Follow instructions in the application to enter your information on this Violet Richardson Award form. Space is provided for your (maximum) 750 word essay. (If you are not using the writable form you may attach a 2nd essay page if needed, but please follow the 750 word limit.)

Remember to obtain your parent or guardian signature on the form below your own. By typing names in the signature entries, you are adhering to the application requirements same as a written signature. Applications without these signatures will not be considered.

Please e-mail your completed PDF form with essay to
OR  send your printed application to our Post Office Box 933 as shown above.


Any supporting materials should be included with your application whether by e-mail or postal mail.


Please e-mail any questions to our Club contact at or call her at 707-542-8871  for more information.