altRio Grande Valley Latinas in Progress


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 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)

 2017-2018 Latinas in Progress (LIP) Application    

Priority Deadline: June 23, 2017

Extended Deadline: September 22,2017

2017 - 2018 Meetings:  


 November 4, 2017

Orientation and Academic Preparation and Relationships


(1:00 Parent Orientation)

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

International Trades and Technology Building

1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, TX 


 December 2, 2017 


Vision and Goal Settings

Financial Responsibility

 South Texas College

Nursing Campus

 January 13, 2018

Assertiveness/Self Improvement/ Wellness/ Safety

 February 3, 2018

Writing and Employability skills


 March 3, 2018

Civic Engagement and Writing Enrichment

All Make up assignments due

College of Health Care Professionals

1917 Nolana Ave, McAllen, TX

 March 10, 2018

Scholarship Applications Available
 April 7, 2018

Scholarship Applications Due by Mail

Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas RGV

P O Box 6676,  McAllen, TX  78502

May/June 2018 


School Scholarship awards

 Local School Districts


For questions please visit our HWNTRGV Facebook page, our Latinas In Progress Facebook Group

or call us at 956-624-3249