Growth Scholarship

The ABW Growth Scholarship programme was launched in 2016 to help grow women-led businesses across Ayrshire through networks and mentorship.

The initiative aims to help small and medium-sized enterprises in Ayrshire realise their growth potential. Working one-to-one with mentors the 12-month programme offers valuable guidance, guest speakers and the opportunity to share skills and experience with a variety of successful candidates.

Application Criteria:

  • Run a business in Ayrshire
  • Been trading for 12+ months
  • Be committed and motivated to grow their business


  • One year’s FREE Ayrshire Business Women membership
  • One-to-one mentorship with experienced businesswomen
  • Exclusive guest speakers

If you would like to express an interest in this programme then please contact