ABWA National Scholarships

National scholarships funded by the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF) are 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 and are open to women meeting the requirements of each national scholarship listed below. A minimum of three qualified applicants must complete the application process for each scholarship to be awarded. Available scholarships include the following:

National President’s Scholarship in honor of 2017-2018 National President, Dr. Sonja Ogletree Satani

Amount: $10,000
Institution: Open
Candidate Eligibility Requirements:
• Female, U.S. Citizen
• G.P.A. at least a 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
• College Freshman to Graduate level
• Field of Study: Open

National Scholarship in Honor of Carlene Brown

Amount: $2,500
Institution: Open
Candidate Eligibility Requirements:
• Female, U.S. Citizen
• G.P.A. at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Grade Level college freshman to Graduate
• Field of Study: Open

National Scholarship in Memory of Jane Nicklay

Amount: $2,500
Institution: Open
Candidate Eligibility Requirements:
• Female, U.S. Citizen
• G.P.A at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Grade Level at least a college freshman
• Field of Study: Teaching

All scholarships are non-renewable, and the scholarship check is payable to the educational institution and the scholarship recipient. Funds are to be used for tuition, books, and fees only. Any unused funds shall be returned to SBMEF.

ABWA members and non-members may apply. All applications must be completed online at www.sbmef.org, and all applicants must provide a short biography, including career objectives, educational goals, and community activities. Official transcripts must be sent to: SBMEF, 9820 Metcalf Ave., Suite 110, Overland Park, KS 66212. In addition, applicants must upload three professional letters of reference.

For more information or to apply, please visit www.sbmef.org.

 
 

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