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Thousands of women are breaking ground in energy industry careers, and 3,000 of them are members of the Women's Energy Network.  Join today!

Women's Energy Network is 3000 women strong. Founded in 1994, the Women's Energy Network of Houston (WEN) is a 501(c)(6) organization that brings together professional women of achievement in the energy industry and fosters their advancement by creating a network of energy contacts.

The Women’s Energy Network of Houston
Fall 2015 Academic Scholarships

Description

The Women's Energy Network of Houston is pleased to sponsor five $2,000 one time awards to exemplary high school senior girls from the Greater Houston area. WEN is committed to introducing high school students to careers in energy through its programs, helping to fuel the industry's need for top talent in the future.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are female, graduating high school seniors from the Greater Houston area with exemplary academic records and demonstrated leadership potential. Eligible applicants must plan to attend an accredited four year university in Fall 2015. College acceptance letters and proof of registration must be presented to WEN's scholarship panel prior to disbursement of awards.

Application Package

  • 2015 Scholarship Application (please see links in submission instructions below) - Completed and signed application.
  • Transcript - Official copy of applicant's high school transcript(s).
  • Essay - Applicant must submit an original, typed, single-sided, double-spaced essay which discusses a current event in regards to Energy and shares the applicant's thoughts (i.e. gas prices, alternative fuel sources, global warming).
  • Letter of Reference - Applicant must submit one letter of reference from a high school or community leader which discusses the applicant's scholastic ability, character and/or leadership characteristics.

Submission Instructions

There are two ways to submit the 2015 scholarship application to WEN:

1. Through our new online application. Please closely read and follow the instructions listed on the online application form (<< Click link to access, complete, and submit the new online form!). The online application must be completed, and the attachments (i.e., transcript and letter of reference) must be received by October 1, 2014.

2. By e-mailing or mailing in the application. Please closely read and follow the instructions listed on the mail-in application form (<< Click link to access and complete the form!). The application must be completed, and the attachments postmarked by September 24, 2014.

**Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Notification of Award

Winners will be notified via phone and mail by WEN's Scholarship Panel, and acknowledged at WEN's 7th Annual Young Women Energized Event to be held Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Winners are strongly encouraged to attend.

For more Information

Email the WEN Scholarship Committee:   ywe@womensenergynetwork.org
 

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