SCBWA Begins Taking Scholarship Applications

provided to The Santiva Chronicle

Sanibel Captiva Business Women’s Association (SCBWA) begins taking applications for their 2023 Scholarship program.

This scholarship opportunity is available to any woman who lives on, works on, or supports Sanibel and/or Captiva and is a U.S. Citizen. Potential applicants can use the scholarship money toward education or career advancement. Up to five, non-renewable scholarships will be awarded in amounts ranging from $500 – $5000.

To obtain a copy of the application and address any further questions, contact SCBWA Board Member and Scholarship Committee Chair, Emily Ankerson, at The application deadline is Oct. 1 and scholarship recipients will be notified by Nov. 1.

“Supporting women in the pursuit of continuing education and career advancement are integral parts of who we are as an organization,” stated Taylor Osborne, President of SCBWA. “We are very excited to begin taking applications for our 2023 Scholarship program to aid local women who aspire to better themselves through education or career advancement, which in turn, betters our community.”

Sanibel Captiva Business Women’s Association is dedicated to empowering and supporting the women who work and live on the islands through networking, mentorship, continuing education and career advancement.

SCBWA aims to serve the community by offering an inclusive, supportive and diverse group of women supporting women. Our focus is the advancement of women’s career development targeted to workers, aspiring workers and the residents of Sanibel and Captiva. The group meets every third Tuesday of the month at various businesses and restaurants at noon.
For more information pertaining to SCBWA, contact Taylor Osborne at

Updates on upcoming events can be found on Eventbrite and on Facebook at

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