The application process for the scholarships offered in 2020 is closed. Please check back in July for the announcement of the winners!

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.

The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

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