Donate to the FWA Scholarship Fund
The FWA Scholarship Fund has been awarding scholarships since 1985.
In that time, the fund has contributed to the future of
women in finance by awarding over $1.8 million in scholarship grants
to more than 200 Bay Area who show promise as future financial
The fund is affiliated with the
Financial Women's Association of
San Francisco and is funded through the Financial
Woman of the Year Event, supported by our generous sponsors.
"The FWA has impacted my life in several positive ways. The scholarship
program allowed me focus more on final semesters at San Jose
State University. The mentor program linked me to an excellent mentor who is
helping me with the transition from school to career. Finally, the FWA events have allowed me to meet some very impressive and
- Gaea Dennis,
2013 Financial Woman of the Year
Pat Yarrington, CFO of Chevron
to read an overview of the
The FWASF Scholarship Fund provides
scholarships for San Francisco Bay Area women studying in the
areas of finance or financial services. An affiliation with
the Financial Women's Association of San Francisco provides
scholarship recipients the opportunity to meet potential mentors
and network with successful finance professionals while
attending both learning and socially-oriented functions.
program overview and the 2013 recipients
In 2013, we awarded 9 scholarships.
Under-graduates received $5,000 each and graduate students
$10,000 each for a total of $90,000. Funds for these
scholarships are primary generated through an annual Financial
Woman of the Year award lunch which is sponsored by leading
corporations and individuals throughout the Bay Area.
See and hear from the 2012 scholarship winners on the following video
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Scholarship applications for
2014 have now closed. Applications for 2015 will be accepted January 1 2015.
Please check back for more details at that time.