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Scholarship

Congratulations to Leonor Ramirez for becoming a Federation of Houston Professional Women 2018 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Leonor Ramirez, who has been named as a 2018 Federation of Houston Professional Women Educational Foundation (FHPWEF) scholarship recipient! Leonor will receive a $1,000 check towards her tuition. Leonor is a 2018 Developing Future Leaders Mentorship program student, attending the University of Texas at Austin where she is majoring in Psychology.

About Federation of Houston Professional Women Education Foundation

The mission of the Federation of Houston Professional Women Educational Foundation (FHPWEF) is to award scholarships and gifts of aid and advance the education and knowledge of women in the community.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Richard Fontenot and Susan Moore-Fontenot Honorary Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to the 2018 Richard Fontenot and Susan Moore-Fontenot Honorary Scholarship Winners, Adraint, Davionne, and Treyshun!

From left to right:

Adraint Bereal, Sophomore Design Student at The University of Texas at Austin

Davionne Needom, Sophomore Accounting Student at The University of Texas at Austin

Treyshun Johnson, Junior Civil Engineering Student at Austin Community College

Each student receive a $1,000 tuition check sent to their institution of study, along with a MacBook Pro 13″ with Touch Bar and an iPad Pro 10.5″. Each students is also enrolled in our 2018 Developing Future Leaders Mentorship Program.

Congratulations again to these amazing students!

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2017 Scholarship Deadline Extension

To All Prospective Students:

Thanks so much in advance for applying to the Susan Moore-Fontenot and Richard Fontenot Honorary Scholarships. The deadline for scholarships submissions has been extended to December 31st 2017 at 11:59 PM CST, with the winner of each scholarship finding out on January 15, 2017.  Scholarship monetary awards will be distributed by January 28th to the University of Texas at Austin, Hutson Tillotson University, or Austin Community College District financial office. Scholarship technology awards will be given at the first Developing Future Leaders Mentorship Program Module.

Feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Thanks,
BLF Foundation

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Join us August 20th for a Live Music and Poetry Fundraiser!!

The BLF Foundation is celebrating over a year of supporting the development of countless college students, through our annual scholarship program and our yearly mentorship program. Join us on August 20th as BLF Foundation, Kickback Brunch Group, and Encore ATX host a afternoon of live music and poetry!

DJ A/C and DJ Kay Cali on the 1s and 2s, hosted by National Poet Brandon Thornton with Ash The Floet performing original pieces, with sweet sounds by Singer Javae and live music from Jon Keyz and the Keyz Street Band.

Doors open at 1, program starts at 2:30 pm.

Each ticket’s proceeds will go towards the BLF Foundation’s Developing Future Leaders Mentorship Program and Annual Scholarship Program and include Hour D’eourves, Catered by Chef Gil Catering.

To learn more about the Developing Future Leaders Mentorship program, please visit blffoundation.org/mentorship. To learn more about the Richard Fontenot and Susan Moore-Fontenot Honorary Annual Scholarships, please visit blfoundation.org/scholarship.

All Sponsorship Inquires can be directed to contactus@blffoundation.org

Look forward to seeing you there!

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Congratulations to our 2017 Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our 2017 Richard Fontenot and Susan Moore-Fontenot Honorary Scholarship!

For 2017, we were able to award four scholarships thanks to donations including our Platinum Sponsor, State Farm.

Each scholarship student received a $1,000 scholarship check, an Apple MacBook Pro 13″ with Touch Bar and Touch ID, and an Apple iPad Pro 9.7″ with Smart Keyboard. Each student also is enrolled in our annual Mentorship Program, developing their emotional intelligence, leadership, and communication skills.

 

Richard Fontenot Honorary Scholarship Winners:

Kyle Davison

Kory Davison

Susan Moore-Fontenot Honorary Scholarship Winners:

Amie Jean

Rakiya Cunningham

 

Learn more about each recipient on our award recipient page.

Scholarship Applications for our 2018 scholarships will open in August 2017. Please visit our scholarship page to learn more.

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Scholarship Deadline Extension

To All Prospective Students:

Thanks so much in advance for applying to the Susan Moore-Fontenot and Richard Fontenot Honorary Scholarships. The deadline for scholarships submissions has been extended to December 31st 2016 at 11:59 PM CST, with the winner of each scholarship finding out on January 15, 2017. The checks will go out along with the purchase of equipment following that date.

Feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Thanks,
BLF Foundation

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