September 8, 2021

Chris de Hoyos

HACU is accepting applications for First Generation Coca-Cola Scholarships for 2021-22

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is partnering with the Coca-Cola Foundation to offer five scholarships for college and university students. Students at HACU-member institutions can apply for one of the five ($2,500) Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarships to be awarded.

Students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Must be a first-generation college student (defined as a student of Hispanic descent who comes from a family where their parents did not complete a four-year college degree in the United States).
  • Be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student attending a two-year or four-year HACU-member institution.
  • Open to all majors.
  • 2.5 GPA or above.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Applicant must submit a 500-word essay about your personal motivation for applying to the Coca-Cola scholarship as a first-generation college student. Scholarship recipients are required to submit a head shot electronically to HACU.

Click here to apply. Online applications will be accepted until Dec. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. CST.

The Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship is part of the 2021-22 HACU Scholarship Program.