Welcome PhD candidate women! Below you will find the forms
you need for the Soroptimist Founder Region Fellowship
We are looking forward to reading about your projects
Founder Region Fellowship offers grants
to women enrolled in graduate schools within the boundary of
Founder Region who have advanced to candidacy and are
entering into the last year of their doctoral programs.
These grants-in-aid are proffered to assist women in the
completion of their doctoral degrees.
The Fellowships are announced and formally presented at
The grant requirements
Competition is open to any outstanding
graduate woman who is working toward a doctoral
degree, preferably in the last year of study but
permissibly during the last two years provided
she has advanced to candidacy. She must be
enrolled in a graduate school within Founder
Region; including the Northern
California counties of Alameda, Contra Costa,
Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino,
Napa, Solano, Sonoma, the State of Hawaii, and
the U. S. territories of Guam and The Marianas.