The Women’s Energy Network of Houston are pleased to sponsor ten (10) $10,000 one-time awards to exemplary high school senior girls from the greater Houston area. Through its programs, WEN is committed to introducing high school students to careers in energy, helping to fuel the industry’s need for top talent in the future.
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 or accredited two-year community college in the Fall of 2021 as a fulltime student. A letter of acceptance, proof of registration and payment instructions from the university must be presented to WEN’s scholarship panel prior to disbursement of awards.
The scholarship application submission period for 2021 scholarships has closed. Thank you to all the talented students who submitted an application.
Recipients will be announced at the 2020 YWE event.
Application Submission Package
Notification and Presentation of Award
- Essay – Applicant must submit an original 300-500 word essay which discusses a current event relating 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. Letters to include contact information for the reference. Also ensure the word Scholarship is in the email subject line.
- **Transcript – Official copy of applicant’s high school transcript(s) emailed from a school representative to email@example.com. Please ensure the word "Scholarship" and the applicant's full name are in the email subject line.
Winners will be contacted by the Scholarship review panel and presented at the 2020 Young Women Energized event.
Earning a prestigious or merit-based scholarship can make you a more attractive job candidate. Employers who understand the competitive nature of the scholarship will recognize it as an accomplishment. Generally, a merit-based scholarship demonstrates to future employers that you have exceptional ability in the academic, athletic or artistic realm.
If you have any questions regarding the Scholarship Committee, the application process or the distribution of scholarship funds, please email the WEN Scholarship Committee using the Learn More link.