Professional Business Women of California Scholarship for Young Women
January 27, 2024
- Scholarship Description
The Professional Business Women of California (PBWC) is helping the female leaders of tomorrow begin their studies and careers with a community of support. Each year, PBWC is proud to honor female, California high school seniors with academic scholarships. Since 2003, PBWC has awarded nearly half a million dollars in scholarships to deserving young women. Each winner will receive a ticket to our annual conference. Funds will be sent directly to an accredited college or university where the awardee is enrolled in an undergraduate academic program.
Applicants must meet the following requirements to apply for a PBWC Scholarship: identify as female; be a current high school senior; and be a resident of California. A complete scholarship application consists of a completed application form, a 500-word personal essay and three letters of reference (two academic and one non-academic). Applicants are weighted and ranked through demonstrated excellence in leadership and community building, notable or unique academic or work achievements, personal story and goals, and letters of recommendation.