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June 28, 2016

updated 8/31

NJ Revilla-Garcia

Deloitte and HACU offer up to $10,000 award for accounting students

Deloitte LLP and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) have partnered to offer the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award of $10,000 for accounting majors demonstrating leadership qualities through academics and community involvement.

Applicants that demonstrate a strong interest in future employment with Deloitte are highly encouraged to apply. As part of the leadership award, applicants will also be considered for a paid internship with Deloitte.

The eligibility requirements for the award are:
  • Accounting major with definitive plans to meet the 150 hour requirement for obtaining CPA Certification
  • A minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Enrolled full-time in a four-year college or university
  • Sophomore or junior
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Three short essay responses
  • The student selected will also receive a scholarship to attend HACU's 30th Annual Conference, Oct. 8-10,2016, in San Antonio. Texas. The student will attend the Student Track and be recognized during the conference. 

The extended application deadline is Sept. 7, 2016, 5 p.m., Central time. More information and online application is available here

Photo: Alicia Velasquez was awarded the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award in 2015 at HACU's 29th Annual Conference in Miami Beach, Florida.