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: 

Past National President's Scholarship
Amount: $5,000
Institution: Open
Maximum Number of Applicants: 575
All slots are full

National Scholarship in Memory of Beloved Member, Sheri Parrack
Amount: $3,500
Institution: Open
Maximum Number of Applicants: 475
All slots are full

Nancy Griffin Legacy Endowment
Amount: $2,500
Institution: Open
Maximum Number of Applicants: 425
All slots are full

National Scholarship in Honor of First Responders
Amount: $2,500
Institution: Open
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
All slots are full

Portland Community College/Portland Rose Chapter Scholarship
Amount: $2,000
Institution: Portland Community College
Maximum Number of Applicants: 300
Number of Applicant Spots Remaining: 296

  • Field of Study: Must be enrolled in Portland Community College Landscaping Technology program
  • Amount of Scholarship: $2,000
  • Scholarship Guidelines:
    • Non-Renewable
    • 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 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, P.O. Box 4757, Overland Park, KS 66204-4757. In addition, applicants must upload three professional letters of reference. For more information or to apply, please visit www.sbmef.org.