Latinas in Progress

Education Series

Class of 2023

Student Application

Due: June 5th, 2022 at 11:59 PM

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Letter to Parent(s)

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Dear Parent(s):

Your daughter is eligible to apply for the Latinas in ProgressTM (“LIP”) Education Series sponsored by the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas (“HWNT”), Fort Worth Chapter. This information packet includes details about the LIP Education Series to which we are inviting your daughter to apply. HWNT is committed to educating Latinas and encouraging participants of the Education Series to continue their education after graduating high school.

The LIP Education Series consists of six sessions taught one Saturday a month during the school year, from September to April. The sessions are held at local partner post-secondary institutions: the University of Texas at Arlington, Tarrant County College, University of North Texas, Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, and Tarleton State University. Each session will cover a range of topics such as Writing Skills, Latinas in Power and Civism, Assertiveness, and Life Skills. The first session entails a full day of workshops and presentations to help students and their parents prepare for college. At least one parent of the participant must be in attendance at the first session in September. To be eligible to apply for HWNT scholarships, participants MUST ATTEND ALL SIX SESSIONS, complete all assignments, and complete 12 community service hours. Below is the tentative agenda for the LIP Education Series:

  • September 10th, 2022 - The University of Texas at Arlington
  • October  8th, 2022 - Tarrant County College- Northwest Campus 
  • November 12th, 2022 - University of North Texas, Denton
  • December 3rd, 2022- Holiday LIP Social
  • January 14th or 23rd,2023 - Texas Christian University 
  • February 11th, 2023 - Texas Wesleyan University
  • March 11th, 2023 - Tarleton State University
  • April 2023 – HWNT Graduation & Scholarship Brunch

Your support is imperative for your daughter to complete the LIP Education Series successfully. There is no cost to participate in the LIP Education Series, but strong applicants should be genuinely interested in succeeding and advancing their education. Light meals are always provided, and transportation is provided to some sites outside of the Fort Worth area. If your daughter can commit to attending all six sessions and meeting the additional requirements in the Student Agreement, we encourage her to apply. Please see the enclosed Student Agreement for additional details or visit www.lipfw.org to learn more about the LIP Education Series. Do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions.

Sincerely,




Education Chair, Hispanic Women's Network of Texas
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Consent and Permission

I certify that I am the Parent or Legal Guardian of the student named in this application and give permission and consent for my daughter to participate in the Latinas in ProgressTM (“LIP”) Education Series. I understand that the LIP Education Series is conducted by the Hispanic Woman’s Network of Texas (“HWNT”), a non-profit organization and that HWNT members and volunteers from the local community and postsecondary institutions (“Community Partners”) will present materials, provide information and may arrange transportation. I agree and do hereby waive and release all claims against HWNT, its members, volunteers, and persons engaged in the LIP Education Series and agree to hold these individuals harmless from any and all liability relating to my daughter for any harm, illness, injury (including death) that may be suffered by my daughter or any property loss or damage that may occur.

My daughter has my permission to be photographed or recorded by HWNT Staff, Community Partner staff, and/or news media (television, newspaper, radio, magazines, Internet) in relation to the LIP Education Series for the advertising and promotion of HWNT and the LIP Education Series without further notice to me.

I also agree to hold HWNT, its officers, members, and volunteers harmless from any demand, claim or cause of action directly or indirectly related to the transporting, photographing, videotaping, or audio taping of my daughter for the purpose stated above and to waive all monetary or other claims that may arise as a result of her participation in the LIP Education Series.



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Estimado(s) padre(s):

Su hija es elegible para participar en la Serie Educativa: Latinas En Progreso TM (“LIP”) ofrecida por la Red de Mujeres Hispanas (HWNT por sus siglas en inglés), capítulo de Fort Worth. En este paquete de información se encuentran los detalles de la serie educativa a la cual estamos invitando a su hija a participar. HWNT tiene un compromiso genuino con la educación de las mujeres y jóvenes hispanas y queremos contribuir a que las jóvenes seleccionadas para participar en nuestro programa continúen su educación luego de haberse graduado de escuela secundaria.

Nuestro programa educativo consiste de seis sesiones. Las sesiones son sobre temas de escritura, mujeres en el poder y civismo, asertividad, y habilidades de vida. Solo uno de los padres, tutor legal o persona encargada de la participante deberá estar presente en la primera sesión en septiembre. Participantes deberán atender a cada una de las sesiones educativas y completar todas las tareas para ser elegibles a solicitar para las becas de HWNT al final del programa. 

La agenda tentativa para la Serie de Educación de LIP:

  • September 10th, 2022 - The University of Texas at Arlington
  • October  8th, 2022 - Tarrant County College- Northwest Campus 
  • November 12th, 2022 - University of North Texas, Denton
  • December 3rd, 2022- Holiday LIP Social
  • January 14th or 23rd,2023 - Texas Christian University 
  • February 11th, 2023 - Texas Wesleyan University
  • March 11th, 2023 - Tarleton State University
  • April 2023 – HWNT Graduation & Scholarship Brunch

Su apoyo es imprescindible para que su hija complete nuestro programa exitosamente. La participante debe de entrar al programa solamente si puede ir a todas las sesiones. Una vez completado el proceso de admisión a LIP, le enviaremos información específica sobre las direcciones de las universidades en las cuales se van a ubicar las sesiones. El programa se libre de costo para las participantes. Las participantes también disfrutarán de comida y el transporte a algunas universidades fuera del área del Fort Worth.

Estoy a su disposición para contestar cualquier pregunta con respecto a nuestro programa educativo.

Sinceramente,



 
Education Chair, Hispanic Women's Network of Texas

www.hwntfw.org

 


Consentimiento y Permiso

Certifico que soy el Padre o Guardián Legal del estudiante nombrado en esta solicitud y doy permiso y consentimiento para que mi hija participe en la serie Educativa Latinas in Progreso (“LIP”). Entiendo que la serie de Educación LIP es conducida por la Red de Mujeres Hispanas de Texas (“HWNT”), una organización sin ánimo de lucro y que los miembros y voluntarios de HWNT de la comunidad local y las universidads (“Socios Comunitarios”) presentarán materiales, proporcionarán información y pueden organizar el transporte necesario.

Acepto y renuncio y libero todos los reclamos contra HWNT, sus miembros, voluntarios y personas involucradas en la Serie Educativa LIP y acepto mantener a estas personas indemnes de toda responsabilidad relacionada con mi hija por cualquier daño, enfermedad, lesión (incluyendo muerte) que pueda sufrir mi hija o cualquier pérdida de propiedad o daño que pueda ocurrir.

Mi hija tiene mi permiso para ser fotografiada o grabada por el personal de HWNT, el personal de socios comunitarios y/o los medios de comunicación (televisión, periódico, radio, revistas, Internet) en relación con la serie de educación LIP para la publicidad y promoción de HWNT y la serie de educación LIP sin previo aviso.

También acepto mantener a HWNT, sus oficiales, miembros y voluntarios de cualquier demanda, reclamo o causa de acción directa o indirectamente relacionada con el transporte, la fotografía, la grabación de video o la grabación de audio de mi hija para el propósito mencionado anteriormente y renunciar a todo reclamos monetarios u otros que puedan surgir como resultado de su participación en la Serie de Educación LIP.

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Letter to Prospective LIP Student

Dear Prospective LIP Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Latinas in ProgressTM (“LIP”) Education Series sponsored by the Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas (“HWNT”), Fort Worth Chapter. This Series is designed to engage and encourage you to further your education through self-development and provide you with the tools to succeed in academics and beyond. The LIP Education Series is a premier, award-winning program and the product of joint efforts among the HWNT, Fort Worth Chapter, partner universities in North Texas, and local school districts. The LIP Education Series consists of six learning sessions taught on one Saturday a month throughout the school year, from September to April. Topics include writing skills, assertiveness, Latinas in power and activism, and life skills. Each session is held at a local partner university. The tentative schedule is as follows: 

  • September 10th, 2022 - The University of Texas at Arlington
  • October  8th, 2022 - Tarrant County College- Northwest Campus 
  • November 12th, 2022 - University of North Texas, Denton
  • December 3rd, 2022- Holiday LIP Social
  • January 14th or 23rd,2023 - Texas Christian University 
  • February 11th, 2023 - Texas Wesleyan University
  • March 11th, 2023 - Tarleton State University
  • April 2023 – HWNT Graduation & Scholarship Brunch

There are several benefits to participation in the LIP Education Series, including:

  • Participation in a mentorship component for guidance throughout the year.
  • Information about scholarships and special programs from different entities, organizations, corporations, colleges, and universities.
  • Eligibility for HWNT's college scholarships/awards, if the student attends ALL 6 sessions and complete12 (twelve) hours of community service, and submits all required documents.
  • Access to academic institutions in the area, with exclusive LIP-only campus tours (required to take at least two college tours throughout the program).
  • Invitations to various HWNT events and community events, including government, civic, and professional organizations in the area.
  • Interaction with LIP alumni and other young Latina leaders.

There is NO COST to participating in the LIP Education Series, but we ask for your commitment and to be genuinely interest in succeeding and advancing their education. Light meals and transportation are provided to some sites outside of the Fort Worth area. Additional requirements include 12 volunteer hours throughout the year. If you will be a senior in the fall of 2020 and you can commit to attending all six sessions and meet the requirements, I encourage you to apply. Please see the enclosed Student Agreement for additional details or visit our website www.lipfw.org to learn more. Do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions.

Sincerely,




Education Chair, Hispanic Women's Network of Texas

www.hwntfw.org

 

 

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Personal information

First Name*
Example: She/Her/Hers
Address 1*
Which of these best describes describes you?*
2nd Emergency Contact Name*

Educational Information

Graduation Date*
Weighted GPA
Example: 60 out of 299. If your school does not assign class rank, type N/A.
Have you completed our T3 Pledge? *
Please list any activities you participate in and your roles and responsibilities.
If your parents did attend college, the answer will be no. If you have siblings who are in college, the answer will be yes.
1st and 2nd choice
Are you currently involved in College Access and Success Program?*
Example: AVID, Upward Bound, Girl's Inc.
If you said no, add N/A.

Biographical Information

My parent prefers to communicate in*
Supporting the question above
Supporting the question above
How many people, including yourself, live in your household?
Example: Working to provide supplement family income or primary care for family members.

Supplement Question

Please name the person who referred you:
Disabled:*
Do you consider yourself a Dreamer/DACAmented?
This information is confidential, and will not affect our decision when it comes to accepting students for our LIP class. We would like to be able to assist you as best as we can, and you do not have to answer this question if you prefer not to do so.
Do you have reliable internet connection?*

Essay Questions

There is a 250 words minimum for Response A and B.

MIN 250 words MAX 500 words
Please indicate what you need help in.

LATINAS IN PROGRESS (LIP) EDUCATION SERIES STUDENT AGREEMENT

I will be a high school senior in the Fall of 2022 and agree and commit to the following:

Attend ALL six sessions of the LIP Education Series and complete all assignments in order to remain in the program. *
I understand that completion of the program does not guarantee I will receive a scholarship award.*
Participate in LIP meet up if available.*
Provide a current email address and update the HWNT, Fort Worth Chapter Education Chair of any changes to my contact information.*
Respond promptly to communications by HWNT, Fort Worth Chapter members and volunteers.*
Have an interest in pursuing higher education and will provide information on Fall 2023 enrollment status. *
Complete at least twelve (12) hours of community service, during my senior year.*
Regularly visit the HWNT LIP website AND check my email account for LIP Education Series information. (www.lipfw.org)*

By signing below, I understand that I agree to meet these conditions.

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**If you cannot meet these requirements, please do not apply. If you are not a rising senior, please do not apply. 

The complete application and agreement must be received by June 5th, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Applications turned in after this date will not be accepted. 


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Education Chair.

Next Steps

The HWNT Chapter of Fort Worth will notify the student if they are accepted by mid-summer via email.

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact our Education Chair. 

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