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Hortense Ward Scholarship Information & Application

The Hortense Ward Scholarship is presented annually by the Houston Heights Woman's Club to a female law school student her second or third year. The recipient should exemplify the qualities of public service and commitment to social causes, especially those involving women.

Candidates are asked to provide a brief statement describing their involvement in these initiatives and how they plan to continue this involvement in their legal careers.

In 2022 the Houston Heights Woman's Club will offer one scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to a female student pursuing a degree in law from Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Lawenrolled during the 2021- 2022 academic year.

Complete the online application below. 

Awardee will be selected based on:

  1. Educational path;
  2. Vocation or occupational goals; and
  3. Service and commitment to social and/or civic activities.

The 2021-2022 application period is now OPEN. The awardee is notified by phone or email by -September 26, 2022. Houston Heights Woman's Club will contact the awardee only. We are not able to contact each applicant regarding the status of her application. The scholarship may be used for direct school expenses or for living expenses.

The award is disbursed to the awardee in one installment during the Houston Heights Woman's Club Founder's Day reception at the Clubhouse, located at 1846 Harvard Street, at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 6, 2022. 

1846 Harvard Street 
Houston, Texas 77008


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