Virginia Porth Award

Virginia Porth was a member of our club who worked passionately to increase educational opportunities for women. After her death, Soroptimist International of Kansas City established an award in her name to assist women in reaching their educational goals.

In 2008, a named graduate fellowship was established at UMKC by Soroptimist International of Kansas City to assist a female student in the health field. We used funds from our annual Virginia Porth Award to set up the scholarship, and have been adding to the scholarship annually since then.