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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 in 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 2024, the Houston Heights Woman's Club will offer one scholarship in the amount of $2,500 female student pursuing a degree from the University of Houston Law Center, enrolled during the 2023-2024 academic year.

The awardee will be selected based on:

  • Educational path
  • Vocation or occupational goals and
  • Service and commitment to social and/or civic activities. The scholarship may be used for school or living expenses.

The scholarship will be presented to the awardee in one installment during the Houston Heights Woman's Club Founders Day reception. The reception will be held at the HHWC Clubhouse, located at 1846 Harvard Street, Houston, Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 7:00pm.

The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. CST, Friday, March 15, 2024. The awardee is notified by email or phone by March 22, 2024.

Houston Heights Woman's Club will contact the awardee only. We are unable to contact each applicant regarding the status of her application.

In addition to completing the application, applicants may opt to include up to three attachments with their application. Accepted documents include a resume and up to two letters of reference. Additional documents will not be considered.

The application and any optional supporting documents must be completed and submitted by 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, March 15, 2024

Applicants should email with questions.

Application Form 

1846 Harvard Street 
Houston, Texas 77008

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