Embracing and Empowering Women to Serve Central Florida

Scholarship Application Information

Scholarship Awards 2015


Beginning in 1987, the Women's Executive Council  (WEC) has granted scholarships to deserving women who are entering or attending colleges in the Central Florida area. This year, the WEC will be awarding scholarships of $1,972.00 each.


​The $1,972 scholarship amount is to commemorate the year (1972) of the founding of WEC. 


Eligibilty Requirments

  • The student must be registered for at least 12 hours at the University of Central Florida, Rollins College (including Hamilton Holt School evening division), Valencia College, Seminole State College or Florida Institute of Technology. Consideration will be given for few academic hours with full-time employment.
  • ​The student must have at least a 3.5 GPA pursuing and undergraduate degree or Master's degree. Applications will not be considered without an official transcript sent electronically (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, 2015
  • Notification of award selection by August 23, 2015.  ONLY THE WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED AND LISTED ON THE WAA 2015 WEB PAGE.


Complete Application Process

  • Complete the application form below
  • ​Provide and upload THREE letters of recommendation
  • Provide and upload an essay
  1. Explain why you should be awarded a WEC scholarship and what difference the scholarship would make to you in the pursuit of your educational and professional goals
  2. A summary of your educational background including awards received, extracurricular activities and related information should be provided
  3. Include what your interests are academically and professionally when you complete your course of study.
  4. Share any community or other volunteer service with which you are involved
  5. Feel free to include any personal details regarding your particular situation, financial hardship or obstacle that you have had to overcome in the pursuit of your academic endeavors. 
  6. Where do you see yourself in five years?


​ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THEIR ENTIRE APPLICATION (EXCLUDING TRANSCRIPTS) AT THE SAME TIME.  


PARTIAL APPLICATIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.


DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THE WEC WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CONFIRM YOUR APPLICATION.


  • FILING ELECTRONICALLY: Fill out the below application. Upload your THREE letters of recommendation and essay at the same time
  • MAILING APPLICATION:Download and complete application.  Place your application, THREE letters of recommendation and essay in an envelope and mail to:

​                  WEC Scholarship Committee
                  PO BOX 2895
                  ORLANDO FL 32802


The completed application including the essay, letters of recommendation, original official transcripts and all attachments must be emailed or postmarked by 5:00 pm on August 8, 2015.


FILING ELECTRONICALLY: