The Women’s Energy Network of Houston are pleased to sponsor one-time awards to exemplary high school senior girls from the greater Houston area. Each year, YWE awards ten (10) young women a one-time $10,000 scholarship to pursue a degree in STEM. The $10,000 scholarships will provide support, encouragement, and opportunities for these ladies to “Reimagine Tomorrow” and earn their STEM degree; thereby changing their lives and the communities in which they live.
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 2022 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 2023 scholarships opens on March 7th, 2022.
Scholarship Applications close Saturday, October 22, 2022.
Thank you in advance for your interest. Recipients of this prestige scholarship will be notified on or about October 30, 2021.
Notification and Presentation of Award
Winners will be contacted by the Scholarship review panel and presented at the 2022 Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Saturday November 15th, 2022. ALL winners are required to attend and must prepare an oral acceptance speech that will be professionally videotaped live.
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.