ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter Announces 2019 Scholarship

December 2018

Anita Carbone
321 684-0790

For Immediate Release


Oceanside Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association Offers Scholarship in the amount of $2,000.00


Melbourne–The Oceanside Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is offering a scholarship in the amount of $2,000 funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund to a  deserving female student.

Each year, local chapters of ABWA provide Stephen Bufton Memorial Scholarships (SBMEF) to female students who will be attending an accredited U.S. university, college, community college or vocational/technical school. Applicants must be citizens of the United States; residents of Brevard County, Florida; and attending an accredited college in August, 2019 with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Eligible women interested in applying for the scholarship must contact:

Anita Carbone
ABWA Oceanside Charter Chapter


Applications must be completed by April 15, 2019 at www.sbmef.org.  A minimum of three (3) eligible applications are required in order for the scholarship to be awarded.  The scholarship recipient will be notified in July, 2019.


SBMEF, ABWA’s national educational fund, is one of the most highly respected grant and scholarship funds in the country. For 60 years, ABWA has helped women achieve their business and professional success through educational scholarships. Since its inception, more than 17,000 women nationwide have been awarded more than 17 million dollars in scholarships.

The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund is a 501(c)3 charitable trust and public foundation. It has the same tax status as public schools, churches and community funds. The fund is listed in the U.S. Internal Revenue Service “Cumulative List of Organizations” described in Section 170(c) of the IRS code of 1954 – revised Oct. 31, 1974.

About Oceanside Charter Chapter and the American Business Women’s Association

Oceanside Charter Chapter is a chartered chapter of the American Business Women’s Association established in 1977.  Members from Oceanside Charter Chapter meet the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Eau Gallie Yacht Club.

More information about the leading association for working women and women business owners can be found at www.abwaoceanside.com and www.abwa.org.


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