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November 7, 2019

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Department of Agriculture
Scholarships for Students at 1890 Institutions Program. Deadline is Nov. 8, 2019.

NAFSA RISE (Representation, Inclusion, Support and Empowerment) Fellowship Program. Designed as a fully-sponsored, 2-year professional development opportunity. Deadline is Nov. 15, 2019

Call for applicants: Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Deadline is Nov. 15, 2019.

U.S. Department of State
summer 2020 Critical Language Scholarship Program, a fully-funded study abroad program. Deadline is Nov. 17, 2019.

National Science Foundation
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources grant. Deadline is Dec. 4, 2019.

National Science Foundation Campus Cyberinfrastructure
grant. Deadline is Jan. 21, 2020.

USDA Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas. Deadline is Jan. 23, 2020.

Department of Agriculture
Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Education Grants Program. Deadline is Jan. 30, 2020.

Department of Defense Research and Education Program for HBCUs and MSIs grant opportunity. Deadline is April 30, 2024. 

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America Reads Spanish 
Issue #148 (October 2019)



ProTalento Recent Job Postings - More>>

Request for Title V program success stories










HACU is accepting grant-related articles from its members about how an HSI federal grant made a difference for students on your campus. Seeking stories about programs developed with any of the following HSI grants: U.S. Department of Education’s Title III-Part F or Title V; National Science Foundation; or USDA funding. Up to 500-word count, university logo and 2-3 photos can be submitted. The articles will be considered for an upcoming issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education. Click here for samples of previous stories. 

Submit for the spring Issue by Feb. 3. Send to news@hacu.net. Reserve your ad for the spring issue of the magazine by Feb. 3. Information on Ad deadlines here.

 

HACU represented during FUTURE Act Press Conference on Capitol Hill
HACU Interim Chief Advocacy Officer Alicia Diaz was among the speakers at a press conference urging the Senate to pass Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act. The press conference was led by Senator Doug Jones (Ala.). More>>

Headlines

HACU announces Governing Board Members for 2019-2020
HACU named four new governing board members, elected a new chair and officers. Board members serve three-year terms with the opportunity to be re-elected for a second term. More>>

HACU accepting applications for Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations
The position aids the President and CEO of HACU in directing and coordinating activities for the function of congressional and federal administration relations. Location is Washington, D.C. More>>

HACU hosts 33rd Annual Conference "Championing Hispanic Higher Education Success: Meeting the Challenge of Prosperity and Equality" in Chicago
More than 1,850 attendees from across the nation participated, including more than 600 undergraduate students who took part in HACU’s ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, the student track held in conjunction with the conference. Conference power point slides are available here. More>>

HACU Youth Leadership Development Forum focuses on Students in STEM
HACU hosted a “Students in STEM: Youth Leadership Development Forum,” on Oct. 4, 2019, at the University of Illinois at Chicago for over 500 local area middle and high school students. More>> 
 
HACU partners present scholarship awards during 33rd Annual Conference
HACU partners awarded scholarships to students at the 33rd Annual Conference. Representatives from each organization were on hand to present scholarship awards to each student. More>>

HACU National Internship Program application deadline for spring extended to November 15, 2019
The application deadline for the HACU National Internship Program spring session has been extended to Nov. 15, 2019. The spring internship program dates are Jan. 8 - April 25, 2020. More>>

HACU and the CIA offer the ÉXITO: CIA Career Exploration Boot-Camp for 2020
Up to 30 college freshmen will be selected to participate in a two-day career exploration event at the CIA facility in the spring of 2020. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 20, 2019. More>>

Proposals being accepted for Ford College Community Challenge (C3) from students at HSIs
The “Ford College Community Challenge” grant designed for students at HACU-member Hispanic-Serving Institutions to collaborate with a non-profit on a proposal to help address a local need to make people’s lives better. Online proposals will be accepted until March 1, 2020. More>>

HACU and Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships for 2019-20
Students at HACU-member institutions can apply for one of the five Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships ($1,000) to be awarded. Applications will be accepted until Nov. 22, 2019. More>>

Show your support for Hispanic higher education on national #GivingTuesday, Dec. 3 and through the Combined Federal Campaign
HACU is among the charities listed for support under #10477 in the Combined Federal Campaign, the annual workplace charity campaign that federal employees and retirees donate to each year. Or consider supporting HACU on Giving Tuesday, a national movement around the holidays dedicated to giving in support of non-profit organizations across the country. More>> 

Other ways to donate and help HACU continue its ongoing efforts of Championing Hispanic Success in Higher Education can be found here. You can also support HACU when you shop on Amazon Smile.

HACU and Southwest Airlines announce the 2019 student recipients of ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Program, as it celebrates its 15-year partnership
HACU and Southwest Airlines have announced 187 college students will receive complimentary round-trip air travel, as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Award Program. More>>

Twenty students awarded Café Bustelo® El Café Del Futuro Scholarships totaling $100,000
HACU has selected twenty students from HACU-member institutions to receive a Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship of $5,000. More>>


HACU Advocacy Center News  

National Science Foundation Awards $40 Million in Grants to 25 HSIs
The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program) awarded 25 grants to Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 totaling approximately $40 million. More>>