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Each year EWTG awards scholarships to its members to support professional and personal development and to reward and encourage EWTG participation. This program allows members an opportunity to enhance their skills, learn new ones through training, coursework, conferences, and more.

Application Information

Please read the scholarship instructions and application carefully (revised 2012). Scholarship applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and are awarded quarterly. Leadership Texas and Leadership America scholarship applications must be submitted by the third quarter scholarship deadline. Any approved Leadership Texas or Leadership America scholarships will be contingent on acceptance into the respective programs. EWTG is required by law to collect W9s from any scholarship recipient whose travel reimbursements exceed $600. The total of available scholarship funds may be awarded to multiple applicants. One application per person per quarter will be accepted.

Eligibility Requirements and Award Criteria

  • Seminar, Workshop, Conference and Training maximum award is $500
  • Formal Education maximum award is $1,000 per year
  • Leadership Texas / Leadership America maximum award is $5000
  • EWTG Annual Professional Development Conference maximum award is equal to the earliest registration cost.

Member commits to:

  • participate in EWTG and remain a member in good standing for one year (required for Seminar, Training and EWTG Annual Professional Development Conference scholarships)
  • participate in EWTG and remain a member in good standing for two years (required for Formal Education scholarship)
  • participate in EWTG and remain a member in good standing for three years (required for Leadership Texas / Leadership America scholarship)
  • provide a transfer of knowledge learned from the degree program and coursework to EWTG members
  • serve on a committee within one year of scholarship award (required for Formal Education, Leadership Texas / Leadership America scholarships)
  • serve as a committee chair or as a board member within two years of scholarship award if no previous service achieved (required for Leadership Texas /Leadership America scholarship)

Initial Qualifications: All current EWTG members in good standing are eligible to apply for a scholarship with the following exceptions: the President, President-Elect, Financial Officer, Treasurer and current Scholarship Committee members may not apply for a scholarship during the year of their service.

Commitment: Scholarships are based on the member’s participation and commitment to EWTG and the benefits of the scholarship to the member, their organization and EWTG.  If a member fails to fulfill their qualification requirements and commitments, they must repay EWTG the entire award amount.

Award Methodology

Scholarship Committee members review the applications and recommend awards to the Board of Directors depending upon the number of points earned. An applicant must score a minimum of 50 points to be considered.

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