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Scholarship Information

42nd Annual Women's Achievement Awards
Monday, September 29, 2014
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Citrus Club

Scholarship Awards 2014

Beginning in 1987, the Women’s Executive Council has granted scholarships to deserving women who are entering or attending colleges in the Central Florida area.  This year the Women’s Executive Council will be awarding scholarships of $1,972 each.

The $1,972 scholarship amount is to commemorate the year (1972) of founding of WEC.  For more information on the 1972 Society click here

Eligibility Requirements
  • The student must be registered for at least 12 hours at the University of Central Florida, Rollins College (including the Hamilton Holt School evening division), Valencia College, Seminole State College or Florida Institute of Technology. Consideration will be given for fewer academic hours with full-time employment.
  • The student must have at least a 3.5 GPA and must be on an educational path to an undergraduate degree or Master's degree. Applications will not be considered without an official transcript (with the school seal or emailed directly by the school).  An official high school transcript is required if the applicant is entering college for the first time.
  • The application and all attachments must be received by the Scholarship Committee by the deadline noted below to be considered.

Important Dates:

  • Application and all attachments must be postmarked or emailed by: August 8, 2014
  • Notification of award selection by August 23, 2014.  ONLY Winners will be listed on our website and will be notified.
  • Application processing is closed. 

Complete the following steps:

  1. Download the Scholarship Application. Complete and mail or email application.  
  2. Provide provide three (3) letters of recommendation and include with your application.
  3. In an essay form, please provide answers to the following:
  • Please explain why you should be awarded a Women’s Executive Council scholarship and what difference the scholarship would make to you in the pursuit of your educational and professional goals. 
  • A summary of your educational background including awards received, extra-curricular activities, and related information should be provided. 
  • Include what your interests are academically and professionally when you complete your course of study, and any community or other volunteer service with which you are involved.
  • Feel free to include any personal details regarding your particular situation, financial hardship or obstacles that you have had to overcome in the pursuit of your academic endeavors.  You may also attach a resume. 

The completed application including the essay, letters of recommendation, original official transcript, and all attachments must be emailed or postmarked by 5:00 pm on August 8, 2014.

Mail to:
Women's Executive Council
WEC Scholarship Committee
PO BOX 2895
Orlando FL 32802

Email to: scholarships@wecOrlando.com

Please contact scholarships@wecOrlando.com for more information.

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