The Soroptimists of Rocklin/Loomis club is seeking applicants for its Women’s Opportunity Award of $1,000. Each year the service club’s award gives a woman the resources she needs to improve her education, skills, and employment prospects. Eligible applicants must be women who provide the primary financial support for their family. Applicants must be enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. The cash award may be used to offset any costs associated with their efforts to attain higher education including books, childcare and transportation. The award recipient at the local level will be considered for further and larger monetary awards at the regional level. Applicatios must be postmarked no later than Dec. 15, 2008. Mail to Soroptimist of Rocklin/Loomis, P.O. Box 1141, Loomis, CA 95650. Download applicants online at www.soroptimist.org/awards/apply.html. For more information, call Dee Ash at 765-2861.