Support Scholarships for Young Women (Masters)
Financial Women of San Francisco
Deadline:  01st March

All Nationalities
M.Tech. (Master of Technology),M.Arch. (Master of Architecture),M.Plan. (Master of Planning),M.Com. (Master of Commerce),M.S. (Master of Surgery),M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy),M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration),M.Ed. (Master of Education),M.S. (Master of Science),M.Des. (Master of Design),M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications),M.Optom. (Master of Optometry),M.P.H. (Master of Public Health),M.Voc. (Master of Vocation),M.H.R.D.M. (Master in Human Resources Development Management),M.Ch. (Master of Chirurgiae),M.Sc. (Master of Science),M.Text. (Master of Textile),M.A (Master of Arts)

Scholarship Overview

The Support Scholarships for Young Women (Masters) is awarded by Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF). This scholarship programme recognises and rewards postgraduate female students in the San Francisco Bay Area who are pursuing careers in finance and financial services. Apart from financial support, the Support Scholarships for Young Women (Masters) recipients have the opportunity to be mentored by FWSF members and attend career development and networking events. 

Shortlisting Process

The selection of scholars for the Support Scholarships for Young Women (Masters) involves a multi-stage process. The scholars will be selected after a thorough assessment of all the applicants. 

Preference will be given to following candidates:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, both academic and community.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Alignment with Financial Women of San Francisco goals.
  • Financial need given consideration.

Terms and Conditions

The continuation of the scholarship depends on the good academic performance of the scholars in the examinations conducted by their respective universities.

Renewal cases of stipend holders who are not promoted to the next year will not be considered for further renewal.



  • Only for Women
  • Eligible for Colleges or Universities in Bay Area only
  • Students must be enrolled during the upcoming Summer semester or thereafter.
  • Be enrolled either at:
    • The main physical campus of a Bay Area accredited college or university; or
    • If not attending the main campus of your school, be enrolled and attend 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.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online.

Application Documents

  • 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- A resume summarizing past and present employment, extracurricular activities, and honors or other recognition received as an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • A current photo: This photo will be attached to your application and used during interviews to connect names with faces. If you are selected to be a scholarship recipient, this photo will be posted on our website as part of an announcement.
  • A complete unofficial transcript from your current and any prior university or college, and your undergraduate transcript if you are entering a graduate program.