Scholarship

Berkshire BPW Career Advancement Scholarship

Berkshire BPW annually awards career advancement scholarships to working women residing in Berkshire County. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, child care, uniforms, or other related educational expenses.

Scholarship amounts and the number of scholarships awarded will be determined by the scholarship committee and trustees of Berkshire BPW's non-profit affiliation, Berkshire County Education Council.

Eligibility criteria is as follows:

  • A woman, at least 25 years of age
  • A Berkshire County resident
  • Working or currently seeking employment
  • Enrolled at an accredited college, technical or vocational school
  • Matriculating on a full-time or part-time basis for the 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Deadline extended! August 31, 2020 (now ended)
  • For further information please contact the BBPW Scholarship Committee at bbpwscholarships@gmail.com.

Meet our 2020 Scholarship Recipients

Click here to view short bios of our 2020 scholarship awardees!

  1. Cassandra Bercier 
  2. Billie Jo George 
  3. Soncere Williams 
  4. Toni Buckley 
  5. Karen Ruiz Leon 
  6. Monica Bliss 
  7. Heather Thompson
  8. Brooke Bridges 
  9. Jacqueline Ziemek 
  10. Stella Asamoah 
  11. Cansas Scutt 
  12. Jessica Twing 
  13. Viviane Komenda-Scherer
  14. Alicia Starsja 
  15. Holly Hunter 
  16. Stephanie Quetti 
  17. Lindsay McCarthy 
  18. Michelle Levesque 
  19. Chelsea Taylor 
  20. Rhodalyn MacQuaye
  21. Sonya Purvis 
  22. Emily Boino 

Meet our 2019 Recipients

Recipients awarded from BBPW's 2019 Women of Achievement Dinner, honoring Multicultural Bridge CEO, Gwendolyn VanSant
Recipients awarded from BBPW's 2019 Women of Achievement Dinner, honoring Multicultural Bridge CEO, Gwendolyn VanSant

Meet our 2018 Recipients

Recipients awarded from BBPW's 2018 Women of Achievement Dinner, honoring Patricia Begrowicz, President and Co-owner of Onyx Specialty Papers
Recipients awarded from BBPW's 2018 Women of Achievement Dinner, honoring Patricia Begrowicz, President and Co-owner of Onyx Specialty Papers