October 25, 2020

HACU, Miller Lite award scholarships and leadership development opportunities

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and Miller Lite are supporting the next generation of Hispanic leaders by awarding 59 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students enrolled at HACU-member institutions in select cities. As part of the scholarships, recipients also are offered a scholarship to attend HACU’s ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, the student track of HACU’s Annual Conference, Oct. 25-28, 2020.

Fifty-one scholarships of $2,500 were awarded to eligible college students in the following states: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas, Wisconsin, and Puerto Rico. Eight scholarships of $5,000 were awarded to eligible college students in Houston, Texas.

"As a brand that believes in the power of being your authentic self, we recognize the importance of supporting future leaders with diverse perspectives and backgrounds," said Allison Wallin, Miller Lite Marketing Manager at Molson Coors. "This is why every year Miller Lite works with HACU to provide college scholarships and professional development opportunities to the Hispanic community."

For a list of scholarship recipients, click here.

The students receiving scholarships are from the following institutions:

Alverno College
California State University, Los Angeles
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
City College of New York, CUNY
Community College of Denver
Dominican College
Florida International University
Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Arecibo
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
Lehman College, CUNY
Marquette University
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Miami Dade College
Mount Saint Mary's University
Northeastern Illinois University
Texas A&M International University
The University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Riverside
University of Colorado, Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Houston
University of Houston, Downtown
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of North Texas at Dallas
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
University of Southern California
Wilbur Wright College