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 HACU Student Track

 For Students:

The HACU conference annually attracts hundreds of corporate, federal, and non-profit employers along with colleges and universities, all eager to talk to undergraduate students. A special Student Track program is specifically designed for undergraduate students. In addition Student Track serves as a forum for students to ask questions about careers and career development.

HACU’s 28th Annual Conference, “Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Investing in America's Future," is scheduled for October 4-6, 2014, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, CO. A limited number of scholarships are available to eligible students to attend the HACU conference. Student Track Scholarships will cover costs for: the conference registration; travel and lodging for out-of-state students; and one conference-related meal per day. Conference Scholarship recipients are required to attend ALL Student Track activities.

BENEFITS:

  • Workshops on topics such as:
    • Career and Leadership Skills
    • Taking Advantage of Employment and Educational Opportunities
    • Working in the Federal and Corporate Sector
  • Network with:
    • Students
    • Corporate and Federal Employers

To view this year's Student Track agenda, please click here.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Undergraduate Status 
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Have not received a HACU Conference Scholarship for the 2013 Annual Conference
  • Must be physically attending home institution in the Fall 2014
  • Must be willing to be sponsored by a corporate, federal, or nonprofit sponsor

HOW TO APPLY:

To be considered for a Conference Scholarship, students must complete the 28th Annual Conference Scholarship on-line application by June 27, 2014 for national students and for local Denver students complete the on-line application by September 12. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Conference scholarships are awarded based on criteria set by HACU's 28th Annual Conference Sponsors (e.g., geographic preference, major, etc.).  Applicants will be notified by e-mail of their selection or non-selection the first week of July.  Scholarships are very limited. Students are encouraged to consider alternate methods of funding their participation in the conference  such as being sponsored by their college or university.

Application is currently closed. Please check back in December when our 2015 application opens.