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January 10, 2017

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

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has announced a partnership to award nine eligible college students $5,000 Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarships.

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

Describe how your Hispanic/Latino heritage, family and the community in which you grew up, have inspired 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 U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents.

All contest applications must be received by May 26, 2017. Recipients will be announced on or about September 1, 2017. For complete information and official rules, please click here. For the official press release, click here.

The Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship is part of the 2017-18 HACU Scholarship Program. Click here to apply. 

Meet former scholarship recipients:  

Video 1 - Edith

Video 2 - Michael

Video 3 - Yesi