Scholarships

The Women’s Energy Network of Houston 2018 Academic Scholarships

Description

The Women’s Energy Network of Houston sponsors 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 the Fall after the award is made. Proof of registration must be presented to WEN’s scholarship panel prior to disbursement of awards.

Application Package

  • Completed, signed Scholarship Application – Link to application will be available in August 2018.
  • Transcript – Official copy of applicant’s high school transcript(s) emailed from a school representative to houywe@womensenergynetwork.org or mailed to Young Women Energized, Scholarship Chair, Attn: Deb White, P.O. Box 680086, Houston, TX 77268.
  • Essay – Applicant must include an original essay which discusses a current event in regard to Energy and shares the applicant’s thoughts (i.e., gas prices, alternative fuel sources, global warming).
  • 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 houywe@womensenergynetwork.org.  Please include contact information for the reference.

Submissions

The submission period for the scholarship applications is closed.  The submission period for the 2018 Academic Scholarships will begin in August 2018.

Notification of Award

Winners will be notified via phone and mail by WEN’s Scholarship Panel, and acknowledged at WEN’s Annual Young Women Energized event to be held November 13, 2018, at Houston Baptist University, Morris Cultural Arts Center, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, Texas 77074, from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Winners must 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: houywe@womensenergynetwork.org.

Previous Recipients

2017 Recipients

2016 Recipients

2015 Recipients

2015 Recipients

2014 Recipients