The Women’s Energy Network of Houston Fall 2016 Academic Scholarships
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.
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 aware is made. Proof of registration must be presented to WEN’s scholarship panel prior to disbursement of awards.
2016 Scholarship Application (please see links in submission instructions below) – Completed and signed application.
- Transcript – Official copy of applicant’s high school transcript(s) emailed from a school representative to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Essay – Applicant must include an original essay which discusses a current event in regards 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 to email@example.com. Please include contact information for the reference.
Please use the following link to submit your application 2016 Academic Scholarship Application:
All forms should be received by Friday, October 14, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
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 Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at Houston Baptist University, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, Texas 77074, from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Winners must attend.
If you have any questions regarding the Scholarship Committee, the application process or the distribution of scholarship funds, please email the WEN Scholarship Committee: firstname.lastname@example.org