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FWSF 2014 Scholarship Application Open Now

NOTE: The 2014 Application deadline was March 29th. We are curently evaluating candidates.

The 2014 FWSF Scholarship Program is now accepting applications through March 29, 2014. The FWSF Scholarship Fund provides graduate and undergraduate scholarships to San Francisco Bay Area women pursuing careers in finance and financial services. Since 1985, our Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $1.9 million in scholarship grants to more than 200 Bay Area women. Beyond financial support, FWSF scholarship recipients have the opportunity to be mentored by FWSF members and attend career development and networking events.

The FWSF Scholarship program background, additional eligibility and selection criteria, and the online application can be found on the Scholarship Fund website. Please help us get the word out about these opportunities! Use the buttons below to share via social media!

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Undergraduate and graduate female students at accredited Bay Area universities pursuing careers in finance or financial services
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.4 or equivalent
  • Read all eligibility requirements

Selection Criteria

  • Commitment to the field of finance and the FWSF
  • Demonstrated leadership skills: academic and community
  • Strong communication skills
  • Financial need

How to Apply

Before submitting an application, check the Eligibility Requirements page.

Application instructions can be found on the Application Process page.

You might want to check out the Frequently Asked Questions page.

For any questions call (415) 586-8599 or email Rhoda Singer

The deadline for 2014 scholarship applications was March 29, 2014 11:59PM PST.

[Applications closed]

Follow the links below to learn more about the 2013 and 2012 FWSF Scholarship winners and watch videos featuring their accomplishments to date and dreams for the future.

10 Women Earn FWSF Scholarships in 2013

Thanks to the generosity of our members, sponsors and supporters, FWSF awarded 10 scholarships totaling $90,000 to a remarkable group of young women in 2013. Undergraduates received $5,000 grants. Graduate students received $10,000 grants. View 2013 Scholarship Recipients.

Here’s a video featuring last year’s recipients:

Video by FWSF Sponsor John Crane Films



13 Women Earn FWSF Scholarships in 2012

FWSF awarded 13 scholarships totaling $105,000 to a talented group of young women in 2012. View 2012 Scholarship Recipients.

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