DOWNEY - The American Business Women's Association is marking the 60th anniversary of its educational fund this Sunday and to celebrate the Downey chapter of the national organization is sponsoring an Outright Grant scholarship worth $1,500.Grant nominations will be accepted beginning Aug. 1. Since it was established in 1953, the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund has awarded more than $16 million in scholarships to more than 16,000 women nationwide. The American Business Women's Association distributes the scholarships to women in four categories, including National Scholarships, Outright Grants, Business Skills Tuition Reimbursement and Impact Scholarships. Each scholarship program has a unique set of guidelines, applicant eligibility requirements and procedures. For more details about the scholarship, or information on how to apply, e-mail Vivian Armijo at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Downey chapter of the ABWA meets the third Wednesday of each month at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Networking begins at 6 p.m., with dinner and meeting at 6:30. More information is online at abwa-eldorado.com.
********** Published: July 25, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 15