Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund


Established in 1953, the mission of the Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund (SBMEF) exists to provide educational grants and scholarships to women pursuing their undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as ongoing professional development in order to support their career advancement and to help them become role models, mentors and leaders for the future. Since it was established, the fund’s Board of Trustees has awarded more than $17 million in scholarships to more than 17,000 women thanks to the generous contributions of ABWA members. Please visit to learn more about National scholarship opportunities.

Oceanside Charter Chapter $2000 Impact Scholarship

Our 2023 Scholarship Recipient
Diana Adams