NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY - DEADLINE 9/31/19

PBWC IS PROUD TO BE ABLE TO HONOR A MINIMUM OF THREE HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO ARE WOMEN AND CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS WITH ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS. AWARDS WILL BE SENT DIRECTLY TO AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WHERE THE WINNER IS ENROLLED IN AN UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC PROGRAM.  LET’S HELP THE YOUNG WOMEN LEADERS OF TOMORROW START OFF THEIR STUDIES WITH A COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT.

PBWC provides skill development, networking opportunities and inspiration to women at all levels to achieve their own ambitions and collectively advance gender equality in professional settings. The goal of our Academic Scholarship program is to help the young women leaders of tomorrow start off their studies with a community of support. The program is open to all high school seniors who are women and California residents.

Over the past ten years, PBWC has awarded multiple scholarships  totaling over $250,000 in funding with awards ranging up to $10,000, with the winners demonstrating:

  • Excellence in leadership

  • Impact on community building or involvement

  • Notable and unique academic or work achievements

  • Potential for future success through career planning and goal setting


Winners will be announced to the public at 30th Annual PBWC Conference, to be held April 23, 2019 at Moscone South in San Francisco.   The Annual PBWC Conference, which is the largest women’s conference of its kind in Northern California, provides a forum for advancing women’s professional and personal development through tools resources, training, and inspiration.

Completed scholarship applications and supportingdocumentation must be submitted electronically and received by the midnight on of January 31, 2019, PST.