Empower Female University Sales Students


The Sales Education Foundation is proud to partner with the many friends of Barbara Giamanco to support the “SEF Barbara Giamanco Memorial Scholarship Fund” to provide scholarships to female university sales students.

Applications for the 2021 Scholarship are now open! Access the 2021 application below. Read carefully and be sure to include all required information.

Our 2021 Application window is now closed. Watch next Fall for the 2022 Scholarship information and applications.


Our 2020 SEF Barbara Giamanco Scholarship Recipients

We are proud to award our first round of scholarships to:
• Audrey L. Bouland from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
• Hannah Campbell from Arkansas State University
• Devin Folkman from University of Central Florida
• Abigail Haan from Baylor University
• Savanah Howard from Arizona State University
• Grace Lester from Auburn University
• Tyra Roberson from North Carolina A&T State University
• Susannah Ruotolo from University of New Hampshire
• Rebeka Shols from Baylor University
• Ellie Stodola from Indiana University

About Barbara Giamanco

Barbara Kelly Giamanco was a successful sales professional in the technology sector and blazed a trail for other women to follow in her footsteps. In addition to launching her own sales consulting firm, she started an award-winning podcast called, “Conversations with Women in Sales” and interviewed more than 70 women over a two year period. Barb was known globally as a Top Influential Leader, Speaker, Blogger and Expert in Sales, Leadership, Social/Digital Selling and Marketing and Business by Top Sales World, LinkedIn and others.

Tragically, Barb passed away in May, 2020. She was passionate about advocating for supporting women role models in B2B sales. To honor Barb and her efforts, we have created a scholarship to help female sales students with scholarship dollars in order to support their journey toward a sales career.

At least one $1,000.00 scholarship may be offered annually. Scholarships may be used for tuition and books. An independent selection committee will review all applications and have decision making authority on recipients.

  • Thank you for your desire to contribute and help make a difference in the lives of female university sales students.


    Please note the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) created the SEF Barbara Giamanco Memorial Scholarship Fund as a standalone fund under the auspices of The Dayton Foundation. All gifts and donations are processed through The Dayton Foundation website and dedicated solely to the scholarship fund. Kindly click the link below to be redirected to The Dayton Foundation’s website where you will be able to contribute directly to Barbara’s scholarship fund.

    Donate By Credit Card

    Make check payable to The Dayton Foundation.

    Note “Giamanco Scholarship Fund #1675” on your check

    Mail check to:
    The Dayton Foundation
    1401 S. Main Street, Suite 100
    Dayton, OH 45409