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HACU Student Track

For Students:

The HACU conference annually attracts hundreds of corporate, federal, and non-profit employers along with colleges and universities, all eager to talk to undergraduate students. A special Student Track program is specifically designed for undergraduate students. In addition Student Track serves as a forum for students to ask questions about careers and career development.

HACU’s 32nd Annual Conference, “Building America's Future" is scheduled for October 6-8, 2018, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, GA .  A limited number of scholarships are available to eligible students to attend the HACU conference.Student Track Scholarships will cover costs for: the conference registration; travel and lodging for out-of-state students; and one conference-related meal per day.Conference Scholarship recipients are required to attend ALL Student Track activities.


  • Workshops on topics such as:
    • Career and Leadership Skills
    • Taking Advantage of Employment and Educational Opportunities
    • Working in the Federal and Corporate Sector
  • Network with:
    • Students
    • Corporate and Federal Employers

To view the 2017 Student Track agenda, please click here.


  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Have not received a HACU Conference Scholarship for the 2017 Annual Conference
  • Must be enrolled at a college or university in the Fall 2018
  • Must be willing to be sponsored by a corporate, federal, or nonprofit sponsor

Here's what a Student Track Scholarship can do for you. Apply early!

Video Courtesy of UT Pan American student track recipient Oscar Ramos.



Students attending school outside the Atlanta area: To be considered for a Conference Scholarship, students must complete the 32nd Annual Conference Scholarship on-line application. Deadline to apply, June 29, 2018. ​APPLY HERE.

Student attending school in the Atlanta area: To be considered for a Conference Scholarship, students must complete the 32nd Annual Conference Scholarship on-line application. Deadline to apply, September 7, 2018. APPLY HERE.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Conference scholarships are awarded based on criteria set by HACU's 32nd Annual Conference Sponsors (e.g., geographic preference, major, etc.).  Applicants will be notified by e-mail of their selection or non-selection during the summer and Fall of 2018.  Scholarships are very limited. Students are encouraged to consider alternate methods of funding their participation in the conference  such as being sponsored by their college or university. Click here for information on how to be sponsored by your college or university. 



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