Scholarship Application Tips - Deadline 10/23/2021 @ 10pm CST
Expect to spend 3-8 hours on the Scholarship Application (the amount of time will depend on how much pre preparation you have done in advance). Make completing this scholarship application a priority!
Below are things you should do & gather before you start the application process. You will be required to complete the application in its entirety and submit your essay. Strongly recommend that you write your essay in advance of starting the application process.
1. Take 10 Minutes to Understand the Requirements for the YWE Scholarship and learn about the Women Energy Network (WEN) organization www.womensenergynetwork.org/Houston/.
2. Gather Your School Records & List ALL Your Accomplishments, Awards & Honors - Don’t ignore small awards.
3. Know Who Will Write Your Letter of References
a. Have a backup person in mind & request a copy of reference letter 1-2 weeks prior to scholarship deadline
b. You can submit your scholarship application and send in your reference letter later via email to email@example.com
4. Request Official Transcripts from your school now. Know the school polices & rules in sending transcripts to outside organizations.
a. You can submit your scholarship application and send in your transcript later via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or regular mail to YWE Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 680086 Houston, TX 77268.