Description: The Women’s Energy Network of Houston is pleased to sponsor ten (10) $10,000 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 or accredited two year community college in the Fall of 2021 as a fulltime student. A letter of acceptance, proof of registration and payment instructions from the university must be presented to WEN’s scholarship panel prior to disbursement of awards.
Application Form – Completed and submitted application.
Transcript - Official copy of applicant's high school transcript(s) emailed to email@example.com from a school official or mail to Young Women Energized - Scholarship Chair Attn: Deb White P.O. Box 680086 Houston, TX 77268.
Essay – Applicant must submit an original 250-500 words 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).
Letter of Reference – Applicant must submit one letter of reference from a high school or community leader to firstname.lastname@example.org which discusses the applicant’s scholastic ability, character and/or leadership characteristics.
Instructions: All materials must be emailed to email@example.com on or before TBD (see website www.ywehouston.org for updates). Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Notification of Award: Winners will be notified via phone and email by WEN’s Scholarship Panel, and acknowledged at WEN’s Young Women Energized, date & location to be determined. Winners are required to attend.
CERTIFICATION: By clicking submit, I acknowledge that all of the information furnished on this application is true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that such information is confidential and subject to verification by the WEN Scholarship Panel. Also, by submittal of this application I agree, if selected as a scholarship recipient, that the WEN organization may use my picture and name for future publicity of the scholarship program.