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Cancellation by the Women Business Owner Network – Triangle (“WBON – Triangle”) WBON – Triangle reserves the right to refuse a new membership registration or the renewal of an existing member, as permitted by law. 

Cancellation by Applicant or Member

New, or renewing, members may elect to cancel their membership for any reason within five (5) days after submitting their registration and will receive a full refund less a service processing fee of $20 within 45 business days of making their request . Cancellation requests received after five (5) days of the stated deadline are not be eligible for a refund. No exceptions.

Member Benefits

All further membership benefits and incentives will terminate upon cancellation. 


Cancellation or Postponement

WBON – Triangle reserves the right, within its sole discretion, to cancel or postpone events it deems non-viable, including but not limited to those events with low registration, or those threatened by inclement weather.

Cancellation by WBON of the Triangle

Registrants for events cancelled by WBON of the Triangle will receive a full refund within 45 business days of the event cancellation upon request within 7 days of the event cancelled. 

Postponement by WBON of the Triangle

WBON – Triangle reserves the right, within its sole discretion, to provide registrants for events postponed by WBON – Triangle .If and event is postponed, the registration will be transferred to the rescheduled event.

Cancellation by Member or Guest

Refunds are not be available for members or guests who do not to attend an event they registered for.

Refund Process for a cancelled event

  • Refund requests will be accepted by Mail sent to

    Women Business Owner Network of the Triangle
    within the deadline periods stated above.

  • PO Box 1346 Cary NC 27512

  • All refund requests must be made by the member, attendee, or credit card holder, and will be refunded in the original form of payment.
  • Refunds will be processed within 45 business days of receipt.
  • To facilitate the refund process, please include your name as it appears on the credit card, the event name (if applicable), and/ or the transaction number.


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WHAT IS Women Business Owners of the Triangle?

Women Business Owners Network of the Triangle was begun 24 years ago and is a non-profit whose primary purpose is to  provide scholarship funds to women in business.  In addition to scholarship funds, WBON provides opportunities for growth through regular monthly meetings.  These meetings provide carefully chosen speakers that encourage, inspire, motivate and educate women in the basic areas of business and personal development  as well as regular opportunities to network with other women  business owners. 

How and What Criteria is Used to Award Scholarship Funds?

Scholarship recipients are chosen by an impartial panel of  judges independent of the Board of Directors of WBON of the Triangle.

To be considered for WBON scholarship funds a business owner must:

Be a minimum of a 51% owner (tax return or organizing documents required as proof)

Have been in business for at least one year in Wake, Orange and Durham Counties, North Carolina

Have clearly defined company objectives/goals with explicit reasons for seeking funds

Have attended a WBON meeting or event in the 12 months prior to the application deadline

Have completed the online short description of how the scholarship will or has benefited your business on the WBON website and social media.

Scholarship recipients will receive a complimentary one year membership to WBON of the Triangle. Scholarship award amount is $2,000


  • The WBON of the Triangle scholarship application must be submitted by 5:00 pm on April 30, 2020.
  • The recipient must be present at the June meeting to claim the award. 
  • The amount of the scholarship will be held in escrow until an invoice has been submitted for payment to  the Scholarship Chairperson
  • The funds must be used exclusively for educational purposes to include classes, seminars, books/cd's, and  training or certifications that enhance business as described in the application. 
  • Funds for travel, technology, web sites, meals and staff support cannot be accepted. 
  • Funds must be utilized within a 24 month period or funds  will otherwise be forfeited  (May 2022)
  • (exception would be written notice no less than one month in advance - April 2022 of recipients  intention to utilize funds yet to be allocated - request subject to Board Approval)

To apply for the 2020 WBON of the Triangle scholarship, click the link below:application form, essay  and submitted 3 written references no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 30, 2020.

If you are selected as a 2020/2021 scholarship recipient your responsibilities  will be:

Be present for the awarding of the scholarship at the June luncheon 2020.

Be available throughout the year to help promote scholarship at WBON fundraisers (spring and fall) and occasional luncheons

Be willing to allow your photograph and a video presentation 


Scholarship Recipients

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