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American Business Women’s Association – Sanibel Captiva Charter Chapter offers Impact Scholarships

By Staff | Jan 28, 2015

The Sanibel-Captiva Charter Chapter members. PHOTO PROVIDED

The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) Sanibel-Captiva Charter Chapter is accepting applications for two women’s scholarships for 2015 funded through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund.

Two IMPACT scholarships, each worth $2,000, will be awarded to eligible students in May of 2015.

The scholarships are awarded to female students who will be attending accredited U.S. colleges, universities or community/vocational schools. Applicants must be female; residents of either Lee, Collier, Charlotte, or Hendry County, Florida; U.S. citizens; and going to be college freshman or sophomores with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Applications must be completed by March 1, 2015.

The Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund, ABWA’s National Education Fund, is one of the most highly respected grant and scholarship funds in the country.

For over 60 years, ABWA has helped women achieve their business and professional goals through educational scholarships.

Since its inception, more than 160,000 women nationwide have benefited by over $17,000,000 in scholarships given through ABWA.

Eligible women interested in applying should contact: Lynda Rubenstein, Education Chair for the Sanibel/Captiva Charter Chapter of ABWA, at lyndar83@aol.com for more information.