VALHEN Scholarships – APP OPEN!

The VALHEN Scholarships application period is now open! The scholarships will be awarded at our annual Encuentro, which will take place at NVCC in March 2018. Scholarship recipients are recognized and honored at the Encuentro. Apply today: bit.ly/valhenscholarship

Perseverancia Scholarships 2017 – NEW!

We are thrilled to announce our new scholarships, the “Perseverancia Scholarships,” made possible by an Anonymous Donor. Our 2017 recipients are: – Lorena García – George Washington University – Nicté Díaz – Virginia Commonwealth University – Andrea Villena – The University of Virginia – Jocelyn Álvarez – Virginia Commonwealth University – Ingrid Quiróz – Virginia Commonwealth University ¡FELICITACIONES y mucho … Read More

HCI apps – Extended to 5/17/2017!

The HCI 2017 student application period hs been extended until Wednesday, May 17th – apply today for the opportunity to participate in #HCI2017! Open to high school sophomores and juniors currently enrolled in a high school in Virginia. Please go to: www.admissions.vt.edu/hci

HCI 2017 applications now open!

The HCI 2017 student application period is now OPEN – apply today for the opportunity to participate in #HCI2017! Open to high school sophomores and juniors currently enrolled in a high school in Virginia. Please go to: www.admissions.vt.edu/hci

Encuentro 2017: latinXchange

Join VALHEN for our Encuentro 2017: latinXchange, our annual conference/meeting to highlight and share the issues affecting our Hispanic/Latino communities, to network with outstanding Latinx professionals and college students, and to foster conversations on important educational issues in the Commonwealth. Also, meet our Hispanic College Institute (HCI) graduates and congratulate our 2017 Scholarship Winners! Keynote Speaker: Carlos Ojeda Jr. from … Read More

Fall Lecture Series

Join us for our Fall Lecture Series this November! November 2 at JMU & November 9 at CNU See our “Events” section for more details.  

Apply now – VALHEN Scholarships 2017

Dedicated to assist Virginia Latinx/Hispanic students to pursue higher education within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Scholarship awards are for one-year, and will be paid directly to the recipient’s college or university to cover tuition, books, and/or fees. Application Deadline: October 3rd, 2016 Apply HERE Awarded: Friday, March 3, 2017 Where: VALHEN’s Encuentro 2017 at Virginia Commonwealth University For additional information, … Read More

Ford Driving Dreams Grant

We are honored and excited to have received the Ford Driving Dreams Grant! Ford believes in the importance of education, and wants to be able to provide the resources to help our youth achieve their dream of going to college.

Sec. Nancy Rodrigues at HCI 2016

Secretary Nancy Rodrigues is scheduled to speak at HCI 2016 at Virginia Tech on Wednesday, August 3rd on “Voting and Civic Duties.”