Professional Business Women of California (PBWC) Scholarship Program

PBWC's Academic Scholarship Program provides young women leaders with funds to help cover costs of their undergraduate studies.

Annual Amount

up to $15,000

The number of scholarships granted is dependent on the funds available as the result of program donations each year.

Additional Selection Criteria


Applicants must meet the following requirements to apply for a PBWC Scholarship:

  • Identify as female
  • Current high school senior
  • California resident

Application Process

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)

All application materials must be submitted by January 28, 2022 deadline. No deadline exceptions will be granted.

Scholarship award recipients must provide a headshot, short biography, video, etc. to promote the Scholarship Program and each awardee.  Award receipients will be acknowledged on PBWC's website, and during PBWC's Annual Conference.  Each winner will receive a ticket to PBWC's Annual Conference.

To submit an application and materials, you will have to create and sign into your account.

Go to: to create and/or sign in.


January 28, 2022

For the application or more information go to: