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The HACU Scholarship Program 2015-2016 application is OPEN.

 

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures. Please review each scholarship’s criteria carefully to see if you qualify. 

Additional scholarship opportunities will be added as they become available prior to the fall 2015 semester. 

In addition, all scholarship applicants MUST meet the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrate financial need (typically determined by FAFSA).
  2. Meet specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying.
  3. Attend a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made.  For the most up-to-date listing of HACU member institutions, please click here.
  4. Before starting the online application process we recommend you print these instructions first. Click here for the instructions.

     Click here to Apply.

    If you have any HACU scholarship program questions, send an e-mail to scholarship@hacu.net.

    Scholarships are ONLY for enrolled college students. High school students are not eligible to apply. ___________________________________________________________________


CLOSED - Denny's Hungry for Education Scholarship--$1,000 - Full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students attending a two-year or four-year HACU-member institutions within the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, D.C. Florida, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Students will be required to complete a 500 word essay on how Denny's can help in the fight against childhood hunger in the United States. Upon notification of selection, scholarship recipients are required to submit a headshot electronically to HACU for Denny’s press purposes.

Application Deadline for Denny's: Thursday, April 2, 2015. Supporting documents (enrollment verification form and transcript) must be postmarked no later than April 2, 2015.

(HUNGRY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP? As a thank you for visiting the HACU scholarship page, Denny's would like to offer students a free breakfast on their birthday and exclusive Denny's offers. For a free Denny's Breakfast Coupon click here.) 

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 JCPenney Leadership Excellence - $2,500. Full time undergraduate and    graduate students attending four-year HACU-member institution within the United States, or Puerto Rico. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students majoring in Business, Retail, Supply Chain/Logistics and other relevant majors and who have experience working in the retail industry are also strongly encouraged to apply. 

Application deadline for JCPenney: Friday, May 22,2015. Supporting documents (enrollment verification form and transcript) must be postmarked no later than May 22,2015.

JCPenney also offers an Internship Program. For additional information visit the website jobs.jcp.com or click here.

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KIA Motors America, Inc. - $4,000. Full time undergraduate and graduate   students attending a four-year HACU-member institution within the United States, or Puerto Rico. Open to all majors. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 First generation students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline for KIA Motors America, Inc: Friday, May 29, 2015. Supporting documents (enrollment verification form and transcript) must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2015.

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Videxport S.A. de C.V. - $1,000. Full time and part time undergraduate and graduate students attending a two-year or four-year institution. Preference will be given to students who live in (originate from) Southern Arizona or Southern California, but may attend any HACU-member college or university. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a declared major in agriculture, ecological/environmental sciences. 

Application deadline for Videxport S.A. de C.V.: Friday, May 29, 2015. Supporting documents (enrollment verification form and transcript) must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2015.

Gilberto Salazar Escoboza is the Director of Videxport S.A. de C.V. and Empacadora Fruticola Santa Inés S.A. de C.V.

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Gilberto Salazar Escoboza - $1,000. Full time and part time undergraduate and graduate students attending a two-year or four-year institution. Preference will be given to students who live in (originate from) Southern Arizona or Southern California, but may attend any HACU-member college or university. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a declared major in agriculture, ecological/environmental sciences. 

Application deadline for Gilberto Salazar Escoboza: Friday, May 29, 2015. Supporting documents (enrollment verification form and transcript) must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2015.

Gilberto Salazar Escoboza is the Director of Videxport S.A. de C.V. and Empacadora Fruticola Santa Inés S.A. de C.V.

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Empacadora Fruticola Santa Inés S.A. de C.V. - $1,000. Full time and part time undergraduate and graduate students attending a two-year or four-year institution. Preference will be given to students who live in (originate from) Southern Arizona or Southern California, but may attend any HACU-member college or university. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a declared major in agriculture, ecological/environmental sciences. 

Application deadline for Empacadora Fruticola Santa Ines S.A. de C.V.: Friday, May 29, 2015. Supporting documents (enrollment verification form and transcript) must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2015.

Gilberto Salazar Escoboza is the Director of Videxport S.A. de C.V. and Empacadora Fruticola Santa Inés S.A. de C.V.

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Travelers - $4,250. Full time undergraduate students attending a HACU member four-year institution in California, New York, Texas, Illinois or Colorado are eligible to apply. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a major in Accounting, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Finance, General Business, General Management, Human Resources or Networking (IT). Recipient must be interested in a career with Travelers. Scholarship recipients will be required to submit their resume, and will be contacted by Travelers regarding career opportunities.

Application deadline for Travelers: Friday, May 29, 2015. Supporting documents (enrollment verification form and transcript) must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2015.

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NASCAR- $2,200. Full time undergraduate and graduate students attending a HACU member four-year institution in Florida, North Carolina and Georgia are eligible to apply. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a major in Business, Engineering, Public Relations, Mass Media, Technology, Sports Marketing and Marketing/Management. HACU will request a resume and headshot for media purposes from each scholarship recipient. Scholarship recipients will be encouraged to apply to the NASCAR Diversity Internship Program at www.nascardiversity.com when they are notified of scholarship award, and in the fall semester.

Application deadline for NASCAR: Friday, May 29, 2015. Supporting documents (enrollment verification form and transcript) must be postmarked no later than May 29, 2015.