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Today’s SBMEF scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders because of the contributions made by members affiliated with the American Business Women’s Association.

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Today, women are outpacing men in post-graduate education, pursuing careers in male-dominated industries and closing the parity gap on wages and opportunities in the workplace.

The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund

For Immediate Release

Bay Area Business Express Network of the American Business Women’s Association
Offers Impact Scholarship Worth $2,000.

Oakland – The Bay Area Business Network of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is offering 1scholarship worth $2,000 funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund to 1 deserving area student.

Each year, local chapters of ABWA provide Stephen Bufton Memorial Scholarships (SBMEF) to female students who will be attending accredited 4-year colleges and universities. Applicants must be citizens of the United States; residents of San Francisco Bay Area, California; entering as college freshman, sophomore, etc. in August 2022, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Eligible women interested in applying for the scholarship should request login information in the form below.

Request Login Informaton to Apply

To apply for SBMEF Scholarships you must have a login assigned to you.  Please use this contact form to request your login information.

SBMEF Login Request

Local scholarships are awarded each year in the amounts of $1,000 to $2,000 and national scholarships are also awarded each year in the amounts of $2,000 to $10,000. All national scholarships have their requirements designated by the SBMEF Board of Trustees. The local and national scholarships are open to women meeting the requirements of each local and national scholarship listed. A minimum of three qualified applicants must complete the application process for each scholarship to be awarded.

All applications must be completed by May 15, 2022