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Feb. 4, 2015

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Students in STEM fields are invited to the NASA OSSI Online Career Week, a virtual career fair, Feb. 10-12. No cost. Register.

is now accepting applications for the '15-'16 service year! Apply by Feb. 14 http:

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program - Awards of up to $25,000 are renewable up to four years, and one additional year for those entering a five-year engineering program or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first.

100K Strong in the Americas Grant Competition - Open to all higher education institutions in the Western hemisphere. Deadline: March 6, 2015

USAID/VIETNAM -  Call for Concept Papers on Innovation and Partnership in Higher Education, Deadline: April 9, 2015

Account Control Technology Foundation - Accepting applications for Its 2015 scholarship programs: 50 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and college first-year students.




HACU discount rate available for the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Event | April 23 | Cipriani Wall Street, NYC
Click here to view the agenda and register. HACU Member Discount: 15% OFF Full Registration ticket. Use code: HACU-15 at checkout.



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Call for nominations for 2015 HACU Hall of Champions 
Nominations are open for the HACU Hall of Champions, an opportunity to recognize individuals who have transformed and expanded the landscape of higher education for Hispanics. Honoree to be recognized during HACU's 29th Annual Conference, Oct. 10-12, 2015, Miami Beach, FL. Nominations will be accepted by the deadline of 5 p.m. CDT on April 10, 2015. More>>


HACU Statement: President Obama's proposed budget for 2016 continues to underfund Hispanic-Serving Institutions
“President Obama’s budget request for fiscal year 2016 fails to recommend much-needed funding increases for Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs)...Overall, the proposed FY 2016 budget represents a net loss to the much-needed investment in the institutions that are educating almost 60 percent of Hispanic higher education students.” More>>

HACU 20 year milestone of advocacy efforts for HSIs. March 23-24 
The 20th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education on March 23-24 in Washington, D.C., includes delegations to Capitol Hill. Institutions are encouraged to sponsor undergraduate students to include in advocacy efforts with your institution. Information on Registration, Advertising, Hotel, and Sponsorship Opportunities is available online. Show your support for HSIs and reserve an ad today in the 20th Annual Capitol Forum Program - deadline to reserve an ad is Feb. 13.

HACU internship deadline for the summer session is this month
HACU internship deadline for the summer session is this month.
February 27 is the deadline for students to apply for the 2015 summer session of HACU's National Internship Program. The summer program offers students opportunities to gain valuable experience working at a corporation or a federal government agency, in Washington, D.C. or nationwide

HACU opens Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships 
Students attending HACU-member institutions can apply for a Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship ($1,000). Five college scholarships will be awarded. Apply on HACU's website by April 2, 2015.  More>>

HACU's Call for Presentation deadline is less than 4 weeks away   
The 2015 Call for Presentations deadline for HACU's 29th Annual Conference is March 2, 2015. The conference will take place Oct. 10-12 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, FL. More>>

Apply early for an undergraduate Student Track scholarship 
Now's the time for students to apply for a HACU Student Track Scholarship to attend HACU’s 29th Annual Conference, Oct. 10-12, taking place at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel. The application deadline is June 26, 2015. Early applications are highly encouraged. 

Speakers announced for HACU 11th International Conference
The Conference Program (PDF) is now available for HACU’s 11th International Conference, Feb. 25-27, 2015 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Speakers and details are available in the program. Information on
Registration, Exhibiting Opportunities, Hotel, and Sponsorship Opportunities are available online. Special thanks to the 11th International Conference Sponsors. More>>

Grants for faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions for Individual Research
The National Endowment for the Humanities offers a fellowships program for faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions who wish to pursue scholarly research projects in the humanities. Apply by April 15, for projects beginning in 2016 and 2017. For a detailed program description, application guidelines, and contact information, please see the NEH website at

"La HACHE de HACU" Annual Giving invests in student success
HACU's Annual Giving Campaign, La HACHE de HACU - the Hispanic Alliance to Champion Higher Education, is underway. Since its founding in 1986, HACU has been dedicated to providing students opportunities for success. With your help we can reach even more college students. Your gift today can make a difference on HACU student programs. More

HACU Study Abroad Scholarships for college students available
HACU has partnered with study abroad providers American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) and IES Abroad to offer scholarships for students attending HACU-member institutions. More>>