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March 1, 2021

Chris de Hoyos

HACU, United Talent Agency to award two scholarships for 2021-22 academic year

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is partnering with the United Talent Agency to offer two scholarships of $2,500 each. Students enrolled at a four-year HACU-member institution and interested in pursuing a career within the business side of the entertainment industry are encouraged to apply.

The scholarship is open to all majors. Student must meet the eligibility criteria and requirements below:

  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time junior or senior at a four-year HACU member institution.
  • Identify as Hispanic/Latinx
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Submit an online application and an essay of 500 words or less, addressing the following questions: What inspires you to pursue a career in the entertainment industry? What part of the industry has been able to influence culture and drive change? Who is a career role model for you and why?
  • Online applications must be received by May 28, 2021, 5:00 p.m. CST.

Leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency represents many of the most acclaimed figures across film, television, news, music, sports, speakers, theater, fine art, literature, video games, podcasts and other social and digital content. A passionate advocate for artists, creators and innovators, the company also is recognized in the areas of film finance and packaging, branding, licensing and endorsements. UTA is known for its dedicated digital media group helping clients—from A-list talent to Fortune 500 companies—capitalize on a rapidly changing entertainment, media and business landscape. The agency's worldwide presence includes its Los Angeles headquarters and offices in New York, London, Nashville, Miami and Malmö, Sweden.

The HACU and United Talent Agency Scholarship is part of the 2021-22 HACU Scholarship Program. Click here to apply.