Support Scholarships for Young Women (Bachelors)

Awarded by : Financial Women of San Francisco

Updated on Jan 24, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Support Scholarships for Young Women (Bachelors)

  • Applicable for

    All universities in USA +239 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 7,43,900/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    Varies

  • Course Level

    Bachelors

  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Final application deadline

    21 Mar 2022

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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Scholarship Overview

  • The FWSF Scholarship Fund provides graduate and undergraduate scholarships to San Francisco Bay Area women pursuing careers in finance and financial services
  • Beyond financial support, FWSF scholarship recipients have the opportunity to be mentored by FWSF members and attend career development and networking events

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree, Bachelors Diploma, Bachelors Certificate

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore +235 more

  • Applicable to all undergraduate women students who wishes to pursue careers in finance and financial services

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 10,000 => Rs 7,43,900

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 77.68 (last updated 8th June 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • $10,000 award for Undergraduate Students

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • Only for Women

  • Only for Women
  • Eligible for Colleges or Universities in Bay Area only

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
UG Required (minimum score 3.0 GPA)
Interview Required

Eligibility

  • Undergraduate scholarships are awarded to women who will be juniors or seniors in the Fall semester of the current year. 
  • Be enrolled either at:
    1. The main physical campus of a Bay Area accredited college or university; or?
    2. If not attending the main campus of your school, be enrolled and attending a school satellite campus located within 1 of the 9 Bay Area counties and taking at least eighty percent (80%) of classes at a satellite campus
  • Follow a course of study to attain a degree and pursue a career in finance or in the financial services industry
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent

Preference will be given to following candidates:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, both academic and community
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to participate in FWSF community
  • Alignment with Financial Women of San Francisco goals
  • Financial need 

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Essays Required
CV Required

  • LOR- Two letters of recommendation must be sent directly from the writer:
    • One from a professor or advisor familiar with your work; and
    • One from a client or employer
  • Essay-  An essay of no more than 750 words addressing the following:
    • The area of business you expect to study and your reason for choosing this field;
    • How your business education fits your life/career goals;
    • How your goals and FWSF goals align including how the FWSF's mission of supporting women with careers in finance will help you achieve those goals; and
    • Why you believe you deserve this scholarship
  • CV-  summarizing past and present employment, extracurricular activities and honors or other recognition received as an undergraduate or graduate student. Include descriptions of your leadership skills and memberships in organizations, both professional and social. Please include special activities, sports, committees and community activities in which you have participated. Please be specific in describing your roles and accomplishments.
  • A complete unofficial transcript from your current and any prior university or college,
  • A current photo

Application process: 

  • First Interview: Personal interviews are required as part of the selection process. Provided that complete application documents are received by the deadline, each qualifying applicant will undergo a personal interview between Friday, April 1, 2022, and Friday, April 15, 2022. This interview will take place at a location convenient to your college or university or remotely.
  • Second Interview: Following the first round of interviews, candidates will be rated, and the highest-rated candidates will be invited for a second interview in San Francisco (unless otherwise communicated), scheduled for April 23, 2022. All finalist candidates must attend the second interview in person unless FWSF decides to conduct the interviews remotely for unforeseeable reasons.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application start date January 01, 2022 Not Available
Application final end date March 21, 2022
  • The deadline for receiving the application is no later than March 21, 2022, 11:59 p.m.
First Interview Not Available
  • each qualifying applicant will undergo a personal interview between Friday, April 1, 2022, and Friday, April 15, 2022.
Second Interview April 23, 2022
  • Following the first round of interviews, candidates will be rated, and the highest-rated candidates will be invited for a second interview in San Francisco (unless otherwise communicated), scheduled for April 23, 2022.

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

FAQ Link http://financialwomensf.org/scholarship-faqs
Contact email info@FinancialWomenSF.org
Phone number (415) 586-8599

Additional Information

  • Recipients are required to attend a luncheon in their honor in June of the current year and are strongly encouraged to attend the Financial Woman of the Year luncheon in September of the same year.
  • Apart from monetary amount student will also get:
    • Associate-Level FWSF Membership
    • Enrollment in the FWSF Mentorship Program
    • Professional Headshot

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