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July 10, 2018

Chris de Hoyos

HACU accepting application for Deloitte’s $10,000 leadership award for an accounting student to be recognized at HACU’s Annual Conference

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Deloitte LLP have announced applications will be accepted from eligible undergraduate accounting students for a $10,000 Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award. Students that attend a 4-year, HACU-member institution have until Aug. 24, 5 p.m. CST to apply.

The awardee will be sponsored to attend the HACU ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute of HACU's 32nd Annual Conference, Oct. 6-8, 2018, in Atlanta, GA., and will be recognized with the award during a luncheon event of the Annual Conference.

The eligibility requirements include:
  • Accounting major with definitive plans to meet the 150 hour requirement for obtaining CPA certification
  • 3.3 or above GPA
  • Full-time student attending a four-year college or university that is a HACU-member institution
  • Sophomore or Junior classification graduating between 2021-2022
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in future employment with Deloitte as part of being considered for the scholarship will have the opportunity to receive a paid internship with Deloitte.

An online application must be submitted with supporting documents, including: spring 2018 official transcript, a HACU form for fall 2018 enrollment verification; Resume (must include GPA and graduation date); and responses to the following three questions in an essay format:

  1. In 200 words or less, discuss three significant obstacles you have overcome in pursuit of your education.
  2. In 200 words or less, provide examples of your leadership as it pertains to community or school related events.
  3. In 100 words or less, describe your potential interest in Deloitte.

Applicants may be contacted by a Deloitte representative via phone as part of the final selection process.

The application deadline is Friday, August 24, 2018 5 p.m. Central Time. Apply here.

Deloitte LLP is a global firm comprised of national subsidiaries that provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to select clients.

For a PDF flyer to download click here.

Photo: (Left) Edgar Rosillo of Deloitte and HACU President, CEO Antonio R. Flores (Right) and Monique Ortiz, a former recipient of the Leadership Award, during the check presentation to Erick Linares for the Deloitte Student Leadership Award at HACU's 2017 Annual Conference.