Updated May 2, 2019 

HACU accepting applications from students for the Southwest Airlines ¡Lánzate! Travel Program -Apply by May 17 

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and Southwest Airlines have announced the application deadline has been extended to May 17, 2019, for the 15th Annual ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program. 

HACU and Southwest Airlines will award roundtrip e-pass(es) to undergraduate and graduate students across the country who travel at least 200 miles from home to pursue a higher education and meet the eligibility criteria. An essay is required. Students selected receive e-pass(es) for use to travel between home and college or university. To read detailed guidelines, eligibility requirements and apply online, click here.

“The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is happy to celebrate the 15th ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Award program with Southwest Airlines. This milestone represents the importance of supporting college students in their academic journey,” said HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores. “In its 15 year history, the ¡Lánzate! Program has made a difference by providing travel awards for students to visit their families. We are grateful to Southwest Airlines for championing Hispanic success in higher education and look forward to a continued partnership.”