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January 12, 2016

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El Café del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest to award $5,000 scholarships 

Café Bustelo® is partnering with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to award nine eligible students $5,000 college scholarships through El Café del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest.  

To enter the contest, students should complete all requirements outlined in the online application located on the HACU website, and in 800 words or less, write an essay in English or Spanish responding to the following topic:

Describe how your Hispanic/Latino heritage, family and the community, in which you grew up, have impacted your desire and motivation to obtain a college degree. Additionally, describe what you intend to accomplish with your degree and how you will give back to your community.

The scholarship opportunity is available to students who are enrolled full-time at a HACU-member institution, are 18 years old or older, of Hispanic/Latino descent and a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal resident of the country.

All contest applications must be received by May 27, 2016. Winners will be announced in August 2016. For complete information and official rules, please click here. Fore the official press release, click here.

The El Café del Futuro Scholarship is part of the 2016-17 HACU Scholarship Program. For any questions, please click here to send an email.