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CYFEN/ABWA Scholarship Opportunities

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  1. CYFEN/ABWA Scholarship Opportunities 2014 - 2015

  2. ABWA NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS (SBMEF) • SBMEF (Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund) exists to provide educational grants and scholarships to women pursuing post-secondary educational goals as well as ongoing professional development in order to support their career advancement and to help them become the role models, mentors and leaders of the future. • Learning institutions attended must be licensed, accredited and/or state approved and located in the United States. • Final Date for all National Applications: May 15, 2014 • Scholarships Awarded in July 2014 • Five scholarship options are available


  4. $1000 LONE STAR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP • Must attend Lone Star College-CyFair • Must be a non-traditional female student • Applicant cannot be a recent high school graduate • Applicant must have had a career change • or is pursuing additional degrees or certificates • Application deadlines are April 1(for fall) and October 1(for spring) • More details at

  5. FEDERATION OF HOUSTON PROFESSIONAL WOMEN (FHPW) SCHOLARSHIP • Must be a female Texas resident planning to attend a Texas college or university • Completed at least 30 semester hours of credit as of 12/31/13 at an accredited college or university • Must be enrolled to take 6 or more credits • Grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale • Scholarship amount varies • Application due March 31 (for fall) • More details at

  6. $250 LEADERSHIP NORTH HOUSTON (LNH) SCHOLARSHIP • One $250 scholarship will be given yearly to 2 CYFEN members who have been accepted into the program • Must have been in CYFEN for a minimum of one year • Must be a member in good standing for National & Local dues • Must be nominated by LNH member/alum by May 1, 2014 • Applications are due by May 29, 2014 to Lone Star College System Community Leadership Institute • More details at

  7. $250 BUSINESS SKILLS TUITION REIMBURSEMENT • ABWA members and non-members may apply by June 1, 2014 • The applicant must be a female U.S. Citizen • The coursework must enhance an applicant’s career objective (Coursework such as ABWA-KU MBA Essentials, Park University's Women as 21 Century Leaders, Rockhurst University and Franklin Covey offered at ABWA nationally sponsored events and/or other programming like real estate license and desk top publishing are examples of non-degree coursework that would meet the criteria for this scholarship). • The applicant must have completed the course prior to submitting her application • The applicant must apply within 90 days after course completion • The applicant must complete the online application process including: a course description, rationale for attendance, and verification of the institution’s or organization’s credentials and provide proof of payment. • More details at

  8. *EXCITING* FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY • CY-FAIR EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION (CFEF) ENDOWMENT • Endowment must be funded within 7 years ( by 2019) • All donations from the CFEF Endowment Partners are placed into a permanent endowment fund for the purposes of expanding funds necessary to meet the growing numbers of high schools and increasing costs of college. • Our $20,000 Endowment once funded will provide a $2,000 two-year scholarship to the college of the recipient’s choice. For these scholarships, CYFEN will also award a one-year ABWA membership to the chapter of choice for the recipient anywhere in the United States. • This will be awarded to a female CFISD senior student pursuing a business degree or who is an entrepreneur going to college full time. • More details at