Women Empowering Change

>>WEC Scholarships <<

WEC's Fundraising 4 Hope Campaign awards scholarships to adults, 21 years of age or older, who are pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree.

Our scholarships assists with tuition, textbooks, and student life needs for registered adult college students.

Applications for 2021 scholarships are to be submitted between July and August of 2021. If selected, awardees will be notified by email and must attend our Annual WEC Retreat and Catalyst for Change Awards Luncheon. 

While we wish we could serve every need, our resources are limited. Complete the form below for consideration. 

Opens April-May of 2021

$250 Scholarships

$500 Scholarships

Scholarship Criteria:

  • 21 years of age or older
  • Current resident of Houston, Texas
  • Make less than $55,000 per year. (Proof of income may be requested)
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Provide a copy of official 2021 Spring semester transcript
  • 2020 Spring semester GPA of at least a 2.5 in order to receive a scholarship
  • Submit a video essay link expressing the need for the scholarship along with a brief explanation of your desired role in community once graduating
  • Video should not exceed 5 minutes, be clear, easy to hear, and only feature the scholarship applicant.
  • Registered for the Leaders in Motion- 4Week Certificate Program (Summer 2021)
  • Cannot be a WEC Network nor iSpeak member

What happens next?

  • WEC will review your application.
  • Once approved, you will be matched with a Leaders in Motion Mentor who will work with you throughout the certification process. 
  • In your first one-on-one conversation, you’ll have the opportunity to: share your professional goals, walk through the Leaders in Motion Certification Program and expectations