April 1, 2021

HACU awards 25 students Rising Líderes of San Antonio COVID-19 mobility grants

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has awarded 25 mobility grants as part of the Rising Líderes of San Antonio COVID-19 initiative. The one-time $1,000 grants were made to college students attending HACU-member institutions within San Antonio, Texas and who were in need of emergency relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Over 300 students from HACU-member institutions who demonstrated needs in the categories of food, housing, transportation, technology and dependent care applied for the Rising Líderes of San Antonio COVID-19 Grants. Students from the Alamo Colleges District - Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College, San Antonio College, St. Phillip's College,  Our Lady of the Lake University, Texas A&M University-San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio were among those notified of their selection.

Funding for these grants was made possible by a $25,000 grant due to the selection of HACU Director of Member Services Richard Montez as the 2020 Coors Light Líder of the Year.


Richard Montez named as the Coors Light Líder of the Year, HACU in San Antonio, Texas to receive a community grant