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Women's Energy Network is 3,000 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 2016. 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) emailed from a school representative to ywe@womensenergynetwork.org.
  • Essay - Applicant must include an original 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) as part of the online application.
  • 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 to ywe@womensenergynetwork.org.  Please include contact information for the reference.

Submissions

Please use the following link to submit your application:
2015 Academic Scholarship Application

All forms should be received by October 9, 2015.  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 12th Annual Young Women Energized Event to be held Thursday, November 5, 2015. Winners are strongly encouraged to attend.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding the Scholarship Committee, the application process or the distribution of scholarship funds, please email the WEN Scholarship Committee:   ywe@womensenergynetwork.org
 

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