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May 7, 2020

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National Endowment for the Humanities Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants. Deadline is May 15, 2020.

National Science Foundation Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions grant. Deadline is Sept. 16, 2020.

United States Department of Agriculture Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program grant. Deadline is Oct. 28, 2020.

National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program grant. Deadline is March 31, 2021.

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





U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

America Reads Spanish 
Issue #152 (March 2020)

ProTalento Recent Job Postings - More>>

College Board Shares Plans to Provide Students with Opportunities to Take the SAT in 2020 - More

HACU Scholarship Program accepting applications 
Students from HACU-member institutions can apply for Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro Scholarship; Molson Coors; Oracle; and KIA Motors America Inc. Scholarship. Online applications will be accepted through July 6, 2020. More>>


The U.S. Department of Education issues guidance for applying for $1.4 billion in funding under the CARES Act
The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidance to institutions for applying for the $1.4 billion in additional funding that will be directed to HBCUs, TCUs, HSIs and  a variety of minority serving institutions. More>>

HACU accepting applications from college students for Southwest Airlines ¡Lánzate! Travel Awards
HACU and Southwest Airlines have announced the application deadline has been extended for the 16th Annual ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program. Online applications will be accepted through May 14, 2020. More>>

HACU hosts first virtual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education
HACU hosted its 25th Annual National Capitol Forum on Hispanic Higher Education as a virtual event on April 21-22, 2020. This marked the first time the Capitol Forum was held as a virtual event. More>>

Hispanic-Serving Institutions across the nation total 539 
HACU has released an analysis of 2018-19 academic year which shows an increase in the number of HSIs and continued growth in Hispanic student enrollment at colleges and universities. More>>

HACU, Molson Coors to award $120,000 in scholarships
HACU is partnering with Molson Coors to award a total of 40 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students enrolled at HACU-member institutions in select cities. Online applications will be accepted through July 6, 2020. More>>

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week to be observed, Sept. 14-20, 2020
Save the date. National Hispanic-Serving Institutions week will be observed Sept. 14-20, 2020. The observance takes place during National Hispanic Heritage Month.

HACU Advocacy Center News  

HACU statement on exclusion of DACA students in emergency financial aid grants under the CARES Act

HACU has released the following statement about the exclusion of DACA students from the emergency student financial aid grants, under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and administered by the U.S. Department of Education. More>> 

Applications being accepted for HNIP fall session
HACU National Internship Program Internship program dates are Sept. 3 - Dec. 18, 2020. Applications will be accepted until June 5, 2020. More>>

HACU accepting applications for Emerging Leaders Summit at Texas A&M University – San Antonio, Sept 15
An Emerging Leaders Summit will be hosted at Texas A&M University – San Antonio in Texas. Students must be enrolled at a college or university within an 100-mile radius from Texas A&M University – San Antonio. More>>

Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign
If you missed #GivingTuesdayNow there is still time to donate. Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift this year. Help us expand the opportunities we offer for students. Donate here.

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Request for Title V program success stories

HACU is accepting grant-related articles from its members on 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.

Submit for the summer Issue by May 22 by email to

. Reserve your ad for the summer issue of the magazine by May 22. Artwork due by May 29. Information on