Scholarships


The Foundation for the Women’s Energy Network (FWEN) is pleased to offer several scholarship opportunities the year.

Scholarship Offerings 

 

FWEN Scholarship

The WEN Foundation Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying in either undergraduate or post-graduate degrees in preparation for careers in energy or STEM-related fields.

Scholarships are typically awarded in June for use during the upcoming academic year. Scholarship awards are limited to cover tuition and fees only. Scholarship payments will be made directly to the institution. Amount awarded to successful candidates are at the discretion of the FWEN Scholarship Committee. Recipients must provide the Scholarship Committee with an update on their academic progress at the end of the semester following the scholarship award as well as a transcript to verify enrollment.

Trailblazer Scholarship
The Trailblazer Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to women who:

  • Are studying in either undergraduate or post-graduate degrees in preparation for careers in energy or STEM-related fields; and
  • Identify as part of historically underrepresented groups, including Black/African American, Hispanic/Latin, American Indian, or Native American or Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders.

Scholarship applications are typically awarded in June for use during the upcoming academic year. Scholarship awards are limited to cover tuition and fees only. Scholarship payments will be made directly to the institution, and the amount awarded to successful candidates is at the discretion of the FWEN Scholarship Committee. Recipients must provide the Scholarship Committee with an update on their academic progress at the end of the semester following the scholarship award as well as a transcript to verify enrollment.

WEN Conference Scholarship
The 2022 WEN Conference will be held in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 3 - 5 and is widely regarded as the leading forum for professional women in the energy industry. FWEN believes people working in all segments of the energy industry would benefit from the opportunities presented at the event. FWEN understands that for some potential attendees, company budgets or unemployment could limit the opportunities to attend. FWEN created the 2022 Conference Scholarship to provide financial assistance to a potential conference attendee. 

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