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February 14, 2019

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HACU National Internship Program summer application deadline is Feb. 15, 2019.


Expand Student Exchange & Training Opportunities -Click here for Grant Opportunities available.

Call For Applications: Course Development Stipends for Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. Deadline is March 4, 2019.

IREX accepting applications from U.S.-based colleges and universities to host international students during the 2019-2020 academic year. Deadline is March 1, 2019.

Office on Violence Against Women grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program. Deadline is March 14, 2019.

2019 HSF summer programs available to exceptional high school juniors (class of 2020), as well as the HSF scholarship available to high school seniors and current college students. Deadline is March 8, 2019.

Office of Science Graduate Student Research program is now accepting applications. Deadline to apply is May 9, 2019. 

Funding opportunity for One Health Workforce Next Generation grant. Deadline is April 8, 2019.   

2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Competition. Deadline is Sept. 16, 2019.

 

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Resources

America Reads Spanish 
Issue #140 (Jan. 2019)












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 news@hacu.net. The deadline for consideration for the spring magazine is April 12, 2019.

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


Ad Space Reservation – February 15, 2019

HACU and Google partner on Hispanic Student Leadership Summit
HACU is once again partnering with Google to co-host a Hispanic Student Leadership Summit in Austin, TX, on April 5-6, 2019. Google will select 50 undergraduate student leaders with a passion for tech and an interest in growing their leadership skills for the two-day summit. Deadline to apply is Feb. 22, 2019 More>> 

Headlines

HACU appoints new assistant vice president for state advocacy at the Western Regional Office 
Erica M. Romero, has been appointed assistant vice president for state advocacy at the Western Regional Office of HACU, effective Feb. 19, 2019. More>>  

Félix Matos Rodríguez confirmed as chancellor of CUNY
HACU applauds the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York for appointing Félix Matos Rodríguez, Ph.D., to serve as the Chancellor for the CUNY System, effective May 1, 2019. More>> 

HSIs to convene in Washington, D.C. April 1-2 for HACU’s Capitol Forum   
HACU will host its 24th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education April 1-2, 2019, in Washington, D.C. The two day Forum will include two free pre-conference workshops. The Forum, which begins at noon includes sessions to help prepare participants for the state delegation visits to congressional offices on Capitol Hill. February 25th is the deadline to reserve an Ad in the Capitol Forum Program. More>> 

Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship to award twenty $5,000 scholarships 
HACU is partnering with Café Bustelo® to award twenty eligible college students $5,000 El Café del Futuro Scholarships. Deadline to apply is May 24, 2019. More>> 

HACU Leadership Academy launched to help increase Hispanic representation in leadership positions at HSIs 
HACU has announced the launch of its Presidential Leadership Academy/Academia de Liderazgo, to prepare vice presidents and other senior academic administrators for top leadership roles at Hispanic-Serving Institutions and emerging HSIs. Deadline for applications is April 5, 2019. More>> 

HACU/U.S. Army University Tour visits San Diego State University
Over 500 high school students participated in the HACU and U.S. Army University Tour hosted at San Diego State University. More>> 

Spain university representatives visit San Antonio area campuses
HACU and local institutions in the San Antonio area welcomed a delegation of higher education representatives from Castilla y León, Spain, Jan. 22-25, 2019. More>>  

2019 Call for Presentations for HACU Annual Conference 
HACU is accepting proposals as part of the Call for Presentations for its 33rd Annual Conference, Oct. 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 ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute accepting applications for students to attend Annual Conference
HACU is accepting scholarship applications from undergraduate students to attend its 33rd Annual Conference, Oct. 5-7, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, Ill. Deadline to apply is June 28, 2019. More>>

Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign  
Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift as we begin a new year. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Donate here. You can also support HACU when you shop on Amazon Smile.

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.

HACU accepting 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. Deadline to apply is Feb. 15, 2019. More>>

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


HACU Advocacy Center News  

HACU represented at congressional briefing on Minority-Serving Institutions        On Feb. 6, 2019, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities was among the participants of a congressional briefing on Minority-Serving Institutions on Capitol Hill. More>>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.


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