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Minority Owned Women’s Business “Brave Is” Scholarship

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is offering scholarship opportunities for women business owners of color, with preference given to women aged 45+. The two scholarship programs, proudly sponsored by AARP, will offer attendance to the NAWBO Virtual Women’s Business Conference or the opportunity to host a booth in the virtual exhibit hall for a month during the event.

These scholarship opportunities will provide a unique opportunity for recipients to engage with a large network of successful women business owners across the country and promote their businesses to a wider audience. The two components:

  • Six (6) Booth Scholarships plus attendance to the WBC
  • Twelve (12) Attendee Scholarships for WBC

All recipients will receive:
• One-year NAWBO membership for non-members or Leadership Academy Registration for current members
• Closed roundtable discussions with recipients at conference *by invitation only
• Extended accountability groups six (6) months after WBC facilitated by NAWBO

Timeline for Both Scholarships:
Applications will be accepted Monday, August 17 – Tuesday, August 25. The winners will be notified via email.


  • Must be a Woman-Owned Minority Business
  • Preference given to 45+ WBO’s
  • Completed Scholarship Form. Click HERE for more information and to access the scholarship form.

Please direct ALL questions to NAWBO / AARP.



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