Education 

 

HWNT EDUCATION AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM©

 

Purpose:

The Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas (HWNT) developed an Education and a Scholarship Program to assist Latinas attain higher education.

Description:

HWNT provides Education Programs through the Chapters for Latina high school students.  These Latinas will be provided scholarship opportunities and there are no fees associated with this program.

Requirements:

Requirements for Chapter Education Programs for all Latinas are to include the following components:

  1. College Preparation
  2. Hispanic History, Leadership, Culture, Politics, and Civism
  3. Writing Skills
  4. Assertiveness Training
  5. Life Skills (Health Awareness & Self-Improvement)

A model was adopted in 2008 by the HWNT state (Latinas In Progress©) for Latina students that should be used by each chapter that includes all these components.   

Mentorship:

Members also mentor college students and women returning to continue their education.

Measurement:

Each Chapter must provide statistics on their students.  Deadlines and measurement tools are provided by the state. 

 

Click here to see the 2014-2015 Chapter LIP Highlights
 
STUDENT RESOURCES

Below you will find several sources that provide important information that can helpful in preparing for college.
 
College Board Testing - Information about the SAT, ACT and other tests

College for All Texans - College Planning Guide

OfftoCollege.com
- College Planning Guide

Apply Texas
- Apply to all Texas schools with one application

FAFSA
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid