The Women’s Energy Network of Houston
Fall 2013 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 2013. College acceptance letters and proof of registration must be presented to WEN's scholarship panel prior to disbursement of awards.

Application Package:

  • 2013 Scholarship Application - 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.

Mailing Instructions: All materials must be mailed in one envelope or package, and be postmarked before October 11, 2013. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Address to:

The Women's Energy Network of Houston 
ATTN: Scholarship Committee 
1707 Post Oak Blvd, PMB #112 
Houston, TX 77056

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 Thursday, November 14, 2013. Winners are strongly encouraged to attend.

For more Information: Email the WEN Scholarship Coordinator:   michelle.dueitt@shell.com

Any questions, please feel free to call.
 
 
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