The Women’s Energy Network of North Texas is pleased to announce the WEN North Texas Scholarship Program (“Scholarship Program”) for exemplary female students from the North Texas area who are interested in joining the energy industry. Through its programs, WEN is committed to introducing students to careers in energy, helping to fuel the industry’s need for top talent in the future.
About the Scholarship Program
The Scholarship Program is open to female, undergraduate or post-graduate students from the North Texas area with exemplary academic records and demonstrated leadership potential. The program is intended to support women who are interested in joining the energy industry. In addition to receiving financial support, scholarship recipients will be matched with a WEN North Texas member who will serve as a mentor for the recipient. The Scholarship program is new for 2022 and will continue to grow each year.
Eligible applicants must plan to attend an accredited four-year university or accredited two-year community college in the Fall of 2022 as a full-time student. Scholarships will be awarded based on the WEN North Texas scholarship committee’s assessment of the applicant’s leadership and professional potential.
Matriculating scholarship awardees may re-apply for the scholarship each year they are enrolled in an academic program provided they continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
The application deadline is February 18, 2022.
Application Submission Package
- Essay – Applicant must submit an original 300-500 word essay which discusses how the North Texas Scholarship will assist the student in reaching their career goals as part of the online application.
- Letter of Reference – Applicant must submit one letter of reference from a 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 transcript(s) emailed from a school representative to [email protected]. Please ensure the word "Scholarship" and the applicant's full name are in the email subject line.
Notification and Presentation of Award
Winners will be contacted by the Scholarship review panel and acknowledged at the WEN North Texas luncheon in Dallas in April 2022. A letter of acceptance, proof of registration and payment instructions from the college or university must be presented to WEN’s scholarship panel prior to disbursement of awards.
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. Additionally, scholarship recipients will be paired with a WEN North Texas mentor who can offer career advice to support scholars as they prepare to enter the energy profession.
If you have any questions regarding the Scholarship Committee, the application process or the distribution of scholarship funds, please email the WEN Scholarship Committee at [email protected]