InnovateHER Entrepreneurial Scholarship

The InnovateHER Entrepreneurial Scholarship program helps graduate, post-baccalaureate and undergraduate women foster the spirit of entrepreneurship and become future business owners. This scholarship program awards up to 20 scholarships of $2500 each with the opportunity to renew (pending state funding) an additional year, with a potential total value of $5,000.

Since the inception of the program, the Center for Women Entrepreneurs has awarded 72 scholarships, totaling more than $432,000.


  • Identify as female
  • Undergraduates must have at least 40 credit hours
  • Enrolled full-time in any graduate, post-baccalaureate or undergraduate program at TWU
  • Demonstrated excellence in written communication

Scholarship Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Attend monthly meetings (Virtual meetings will be available for those outside of the Denton Campus.)
  • Volunteer 3-5 hours a month in support of the Society of Student Entrepreneurs Organization and/or other Center for Women Entrepreneur events
  • Satisfactory completion of the InnovateHER Entrepreneurial Training Course, the submission and approval of a completed business plan.

Upon review of your application packet, you may be selected for a personal interview with the selection committee.

Students who are awarded the InnovateHER Entrepreneurial Scholarship will also receive:

  • Assistance finding a mentor
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Business advising
  • Access to a business reference library
  • Access to other professional development opportunities
  • Professional headshot
  • Graduation stole
Apply for the InnovateHER Scholarship now!

Page last updated 12:36 PM, August 13, 2020