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 January and February 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. 

Tuition Scholarship

Opens January-February 2021

$500 Scholarships

$1,000 Scholarships

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must be a current resident of Houston, Texas
  • Applicants must make less than $65,000 per year. (Proof of income may be requested)
  • Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Must provide a copy of official 2020 Fall Semester transcript
  • Must have a 2020 fall 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.
  • Must be registered to attend the WEC Annual Retreat in April 2021 where recipients will be recognized.
  • Cannot be a WEC registered member