Applicants of the Federation of Houston Professional Women Educational Foundation's scholarship must be female, residents of Texas, plan to attend an accredited Texas college or university or an accredited online college or university, and have completed at least 30 semester hours of credit as of 12/31 at an accredited college or university. Applicants must be enrolled to take 6 or more credits and have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Scholarship awards are limited to cover only tuition, fees, and books. Amounts awarded to successful candidates are at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.
Besides completing the application, students will need the following information: the educational institution's mailing address and phone number; leadership roles and recognition within the last three years; contact info for those writing their letters of recommendation; a statement of their goals in 200 words or less; an essay in 400 words or less answering an assigned question; a biographical sketch about themselves in 100 words or less; a copy of recent college or university transcripts; two signed letters of recommendation; a high-resolution (300 dpi or higher) headshot/photo; and a yes/no check-mark on a photo release form.