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March 26, 2019

Chris de Hoyos

HACU accepting applications from college students for the Southwest Airlines ¡Lánzate! Travel Program -Apply by April 30

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and Southwest Airlines have announced applications are being accepted for the 16th Annual ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program. Online applications will be accepted through April 30, 2020.

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.

“For more than 15 years, these travel awards have provided college students the opportunity to visit their families when they may not have otherwise had the financial means to travel back home,” said HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores. “We are grateful to Southwest Airlines for their partnership in this important program and for championing Hispanic success in higher education.”

HACU will send an email communication to students selected by July 10, 2020. Students will receive the awarded number of flight e-passes from Southwest Airlines by August 5, 2020