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December 6, 2018

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Massachusetts General Hospital | Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Summer Research trainee program
Deadline Jan. 25.

Youth Leadership Institute for Latino high school juniors
Application deadline Jan. 25, 2019 at PST.

The USDA Forest Service is seeking grant applications for forest restoration projects on public and tribal lands in New Mexico by 5 PM, MST, Feb. 19, 2019.    

LOFT Pleitez Technology Investing Operations Fellowship. Rolling basis until position is filled

2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition to Open February 2019 



Download a HACU 2019 Calendar of Events PDF



Community Resource Center (CRC) for DACA/DREAMers and HSIs

Federal employees and retirees can donate to HACU through the CFC workplace giving by selecting  #CFC10477
as their education cause and help support college students across our nation. To make a donation, click here.

Request for HSI success stories  
HACU is soliciting success stories about how Title V and NSF HSI program funding has made a difference for students on your campus. We accept up to 500 word count with a university logo and photos. Email content or questions to The deadline for consideration for the spring magazine is Feb. 15, 2019.

The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education Magazine also has ad opportunities available, see Ad deadlines and rates.  

HACU holds first meeting with Host and Advisory Council in Chicago
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities staff members were in Chicago on Nov. 14, 2018, for its first 33rd Annual Conference Host and Advisory Council meeting held at the Hilton Chicago, site of the 2019 conference. More>>


Act on the Dream Coalition discusses impact of midterm elections on DACA/DREAMers
HACU convened an Act on the Dream Coalition meeting on Nov. 27, 2018, in Washington, D.C., to provide an update on the impact of the November midterm elections on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the DREAM Act. Representatives from 25 national higher education and immigration organizations were among the participants. More>>

LA HACHE de HACU end of the year campaign needs your support
We are asking for your support with our end of the year campaign. HACU is committed to Hispanic success in education, from kindergarten through graduate school and into the work force of tomorrow. Please consider a donation to HACU today. More>> 

Two free webinars to provide an overview of HACU paid internships and the application process
HACU will offer a two-part webinar to provide information about the HACU National Internship Program, the first webinar will provide an overview of the program, selection process and important dates. The second webinar will offer tips on information to provide in the application sections. Students and/or individuals who work with students on securing paid internships are encouraged to register for these free webinars. More>>

The webinars will take place as follows:
Jan. 16, 2019, 3 – 4 p.m. CST 
Gaining career experience with a HACU paid internship
Jan. 18, 2019, 3 – 4 p.m. CST 
Navigating the HACU Online Application

2019 Call for Presentations for HACU Annual Conference
HACU is accepting proposals as part of the Call for Presentations for its 33rd Annual Conference, October 5-7, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago, Illinois. Speaker proposals will be accepted until March 1, 2019. More>> 

Ford College Community Challenge HSIs Grants available  
HACU and the Ford Motor Company Fund are accepting applications for the “Ford College Community Challenge” grant. Applications are open to students at HACU-member Hispanic-Serving Institutions. Seeking applications from students to collaborate with a non-profit on a proposal to help address a local need that will help make people’s lives better. Three proposals will be awarded a grant. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2019. More>>

HACU accepting college student applications for the Exito: CIA Career Exploration Boot-Camp
Up to 30 college freshmen from HACU-member institutions will be selected to participate in the “Exito: CIA Career Exploration Boot-Camp,” a two-day career exploration event for college freshmen to be held June 2019 in Washington, DC. More>>

Announcing the HSI Program Solicitation NSF 19-540
An updated HSI Program solicitation (NSF 19-540) is now available:
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program). Due Date for FY2019 Competition: March 06, 2019
Due Date for FY2020 Competition (solicitation yet to be published): Sept. 18, 2019

HACU receives CPPHE Public Policy Higher Education Award
HACU received the 2018 CPPHE Excellence in Public Policy in Higher Education Award on Nov. 14, 2018, at the Council for Public Policy in Higher Education pre-conference event. More>> 

Congratulations to Student Leader-in-Residence selected by HACU
HACU has announced 18 students have been selected for its first Leader-in-Residence Program. The students selected are from HACU-member institutions and recently participated in the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute. More>>

HACU Advocacy Center News  


Urge your Member of Congress to join the HSI Caucus

Ask your member of Congress to join the Congressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus. With the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act underway, the Caucus will be essential for advocacy for federal resources for HSIs. Click here to contact your member of Congress. For other Capitol Hill updates including the DREAM Act click here

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