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Greater Oakland Charter Chapter

Scholarships and Member Education

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Scholarships for local women offered by the

Greater Oakland Charter Chapter

The Greater Oakland Charter Chapter offers scholarship opportunities annually through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational fund.

Over $55,000 has been awarded since 2000.

Submit your applications for 2024 scholarships now.

Applications must be completed online by 5/15/2024, including     submission of official transcripts and three current letters of reference. 


Eligible applicants may apply for one or more college scholarships by clicking the links below to review the submission guidelines:

$2000 Impact Scholarship for freshman through graduate level

$2000 Outright Grant for juniors through graduate level

$2000 National Scholarship for freshman through graduate level 

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Enhance your business acumen in the Apex Campus, our exclusive online learning portal – including GEMBA Academy’s Six Sigma and School of Lean.  And, save thousands of dollars on discounted courses, business products, and services!

  • Learn and stay in touch with members across the U.S. on the ABWA Community Connections website.

  • Grow your professional network by attending ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference.

  • Stay current on business concepts with your complimentary subscription to ABWA’s Achieve Newsletters.


Let's Make A Change

Here are some ways you can donate to the national scholarship fund:

Via US Mail

Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund
c/o American Business Women's Association
P.O. Box 4757
Overland Park KS 66204-0757


Make a tax deductible donation‏.

Over the Phone

It's easy to donate offline too.


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