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February 11, 2014 > Scholarship offered by American Business WomenÕs Association

Scholarship offered by American Business WomenÕs Association

Submitted By Barbara Wogsland

Pathfinder Chapter of the American Business WomenÕs Association (ABWA) is offering a $2,000 scholarship, to one deserving area student, funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF).

Each year local chapters of ABWA provide this scholarship to female students who will be attending accredited U.S. colleges and universities which confer degrees at the baccalaureate level. Applicants must be citizens of the United States and California residents of Alameda, Santa Clara, Contra Costa, San Mateo or San Joaquin counties. Additionally, the student must be a college freshman, sophomore or senior in August 2014 with a GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Scholarship is for a one-time issuance and is not renewable. The check for the award is issued to the educational institution and the student jointly with the funds to be used for tuition, books and fees only. ABWA members and non members may apply. Only the first ten (10) complete eligible applications will be reviewed by the Board of Trustees who makes the selection. At least three eligible applications must be received to make the award.

Eligible women interested in applying for the scholarship should contact:
Barbara Wogsland at

The application will be completed online and needs to include the following:

A short biographical section which includes career objectives, educational goals and any other pertinent information.

The applicant must submit an official transcript to: The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF) 11050 Roe Ave., Suite 200, Overland Park, KS 66211.

Applicant must upload three (3) professional letters of Reference.

Applications must be completed by March 31, 2014 and the applicant will be notified in May 2014.

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