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July 15, 2020

Chris de Hoyos

Ford College Mobility COVID-19 Grants

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and the Ford Motor Company Fund have partnered to offer Ford College Mobility COVID-19 Grants for college students needing emergency relief due to the current crisis. The $500 grants are for one-time relief assistance.

To apply, students must complete the online application and write an essay in 250 words or less, responding to the following topic:

Explain how you are showing resilience and strength in the face of this crisis. Include the reason funds are needed and how you plan to utilize them to meet your selected need of food, housing, transportation, or technology.

Students from HACU-member Hispanic-Serving Institutions who demonstrate needs in the categories below are eligible to apply.

Grant categories are as follows:

  • Food: lack of access to food and proper nutrition
  • Housing: inability to pay for needs such as rent, mortgage, electricity bills, water bills, or any other payment required to maintain shelter
  • Transportation: inability to pay for transportation to work or essential needs (e.g., grocery, healthcare visit, etc.)
  • Technology: inability to purchase devices or internet needed to participate within a virtual learning environment

Applications for the Ford College Mobility COVID-19 Grants will remain open until funds are no longer available. Click here or visit www.hacu.net/fordmobilitygrants for more information.