Focused on furthering the education of women in wind energy, this
scholarship is designed to help diversify the wind energy workforce and
provide greater opportunities for women in the field.
This scholarship, conceived by NextEra Energy, is sponsored by
Blattner Energy, GE Renewable Energy, the NextEra Energy Foundation, and
Suzlon. With this generous support, the Wind Energy Foundation is now
able to offer $2,500 scholarships. The scholarship also includes the
same benefits of WRISE's Rudd Mayer Fellowship: a trip to WINDPOWER, the
industry’s premier trade show and educational event, where they can
attend seminars on current wind energy issues, view state-of-the-art
technology, meet others in the renewable energy field, and connect with
The scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. An application
and evaluation process will be used to determine scholarship recipients,
with a target of granting three-to-five scholarships each year.