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EDUCATION

The following chapters are proving scholarship opportunities. Please click on the flyers for more information. ABWA National also offers several scholarships through SBMEF and those are listed below as well.

Scholarships funded by each chapter are provided by the Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund (SBMEF). SBMEF provides educational grants and scholarships to women pursuing post-secondary educational goals as well as ongoing professional development. 

To be eligible for a SBMEF scholarship, applicants must be female, a citizen of the United States, enrolled in a licensed, accredited or state-approved institution, and meet other eligibility criteria set by individual chapters.

 

The Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund has awarded over $17,000,000 of scholarships since 1953.

Greater Oakland Charter Chapter: $2000 Impact Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Institution: Resident of Oakland, Macomb, Genesee, Lapeer,

Livingston, Washtenaw, or Wayne counties attending any

accredited 4 year Michigan college or university
Maximum Number of Applicants: unlimited
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: unlimited

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

Novi Oaks Charter Chapter: $2000 Impact Scholarship

Amount: $2,000 (offering two $2000 scholarships)
Institution: Michigan permanent resident attending any accredited

4 year Michigan college or university and high school seniors
Maximum Number of Applicants: unlimited
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: unlimited

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

National President's Scholarship in Honor of 2019-2020 President, Sharon Godbee

Amount: $10,000
Institution: University of North Carolina- Greensboro, NC
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 299 (as of 11/28/2020)

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

National Scholarship in memory of beloved member, Leona Schneck

Amount: $5,000
Institution: University or College in the State Of California

Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 260 (as of 11/28/2020)

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

National Scholarship - Darlene Hajduk Friendship Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Institution: University or College in the State of Texas
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 240 (as of 11/28/2020)

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

National Scholarship in memory of beloved member, Jane Nicklay

Amount: $2,500
Institution: accredited US College or University
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 277 (as of 11/28/2020)

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

Women of Vision Ambassador Scholarship

Amount: $2,5000
Institution: accredited US College or University that offers a baccalaureate degree
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 19 (as of 11/28/2020)

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021

Nancy Griffin Legacy Endowment Scholarship

Amount: $2,000
Institution: accredited US College or University that offers a baccalaureate degree
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 83 (as of 11/28/2020)

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021