Soroptimist International of Idyllwild is once again offering local female students the opportunity to apply for the Women’s Opportunity Award. The $500 award is given to a woman who is enrolled in a vocational skills program or an undergraduate degree program and who is the primary financial support for her family. The goal is to help give women the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

Applications are available at the Idyllwild School office or at BBVA Compass bank. Deadline to apply is Dec. 1, 2011.