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What is the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute?

The HACU conference annually hosts a student track component that brings together over 500 undergraduate students from across the United States and Puerto Rico. Known as the HACU ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, the program is conducted over the course of three days with workshops focused on leadership and professional development. The program also incorporates several networking opportunities for students, employers, graduate schools representatives to exchange ideas and strengthen their professional network.

To view the 2018 ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute agenda, please click here.

Are there Scholarships Available to Attend?

A limited number of scholarships are available to eligible students to attend the HACU conference through the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute.  ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute Scholarships cover costs for the conference registration; travel and lodging for non-local students; and one conference-related meal per day. Local Scholarships cover the conference registration; daily parking and one conference-related meal per day. Scholarship recipients are required to attend ALL ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute activities.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Have not received a HACU Conference Scholarship for the 2018 Annual Conference
  • Must be enrolled at a college or university in the Fall 2019
  • Must be willing to be sponsored by a corporate, federal, or nonprofit sponsor 

HOW TO APPLY:

Local Students (Chicago): Application Closed.

Non-Local (Outside Chicago Area) Conference Scholarships: Application Closed.

Things to Remember:

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Conference scholarships are awarded based on criteria set by HACU's 33rd 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 2019.  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. 

Interested in Sponsoring Students?

  

íAdelante! Leadership Institute main sponsor:

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