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January 21, 2021

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) and Educational Partnership Program (EPP) with Minority Serving Institutions (MSI). Deadline is Feb. 1, 2021.

2020 Mexico-U.S. Innovation Fund Competition to support new higher education partnerships and academic training programs for students between Mexico and the U.S. Deadline is Feb. 15, 2021.

Department of Health and Human Services Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 Grant. Deadline is Feb. 16, 2021.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) webinar on how to apply to federal positions and will outline the unique opportunities at the EPA. Register by Feb. 18, 2021.

Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad’s IDEAS grant competition (Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students) Deadline is Feb. 26, 2021. 

United States Agency for International Development Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in Higher Education Program. Deadline is March 4, 2021.

The U.S.-Colombia Grant Competition for 21st Century
Higher Education Partnerships to promote academic exchange and training for students. Deadline is March 15, 2021.

Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program to provide opportunities for students to complete apprenticeships, internships, career mentoring experiences, or other participatory learning experiences. Deadline is March 24, 2021.

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U.S. Department of Education office of Federal Student Aid borrower defense to loan repayment forgiveness.

America Reads Spanish
Issue #159 (Dec. 2020)



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Request for Title V program success stories
HACU Members - Please send us your member news and grant stories of student success for the spring issue of The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine. For additional details, click here

Submissions received by Feb. 10 will be considered for publication in the spring issue. Information on Ad  deadlines.

HACU joins IFYC in A Talk with Dolores Huerta
HACU will join Interfaith Youth Core in a talk with Dolores Huerta on February 10, 2021, at 12 p.m. CST. The talk is part of a webinar series hosted by IFYC, a HACU partner. More>>


Headlines

Registration is open for HACU’s 26th Annual National Capitol Forum
Registration is open for HACU's Annual Capitol Forum. Sessions will feature the most pressing legislative and appropriations priorities for Hispanic-Serving Institutions and strategies for advocating for Hispanic student success in higher education. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities are available. More>>


HACU announces four new members to its Corporate and Philanthropic Council
Joining the C&PC are: Anne L. Alonzo, Kayla Garcia, LaQuenta Jacobs, and Laura S. Nieto. The Council advises and supports HACU in its engagement of private-sector corporations to advance its mission of Championing Hispanic Success in Higher Education. More>>


Applications are open for COVID-19 Mobility Grants for college students in the San Antonio area
HACU has announced 25 mobility grants will be awarded to college students as part of the Rising Líderes of San Antonio COVID-19 initiative. The grant application is open to college students attending HACU-member institutions within San Antonio, Texas. More>>

HACU, Ford Motor Company Webinar on Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
The free webinar for students takes place on January 27th at 1:00 p.m. CST and will be lead by Jacqueline Coppock, Psy.D., HSP, executive director, Our Lady of The Lake University Wellness Center & Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology Program. Register by Jan, 26, 2021, 5:00 p.m. CST. More>>

Call for Presentations for 2021 Annual Conference on Hispanic higher education
HACU is accepting presentations for its 35th Annual Conference, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2021, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, CO. The deadline to submit proposals is March 1, 2021. More>> 

USDA accepting applications for the 2021 E. Kika De La Garza Fellowship Program
USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement, Hispanic-Serving Institutions National Program has announced that the application process for the 2021 Class of the E. Kika De La Garza Fellows Program is now open. More>>

HACU, Interfaith Youth Core to award 10 scholarships
HACU is partnering with Interfaith Youth Core to award 10 scholarships in the amount of $500. Students at HACU-member institutions can apply for the scholarship to be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. More>>

HACU, Oracle to award two scholarships
HACU is partnering with the Oracle Corporation to offer two scholarships of $2,150 each. Students at HACU-member institutions can apply for the scholarship to be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. More>>

HACU accepting applications for Leader-in-Residence Program for undergraduate students
HACU has announced applications are being accepted for the Leader-in-Residence Program, a competitive program where students from HACU-member institutions receive leadership and career development training. Selected students will receive a scholarship to participate in the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2021. Deadline to apply is June 25, 2021. More>>

HACU National Internship Program welcomes spring session interns with virtual orientation
HACU welcomed college students to its National Internship Program. More than 60 students participated in a virtual orientation on Jan. 7, 2021, for interns serving virtual internships in the spring session. Students will serve in virtual internships during the spring. More>>

HACU National Internship Program accepting applications for summer 2021
College students seeking a summer internship are encouraged to apply to HACU's National Internship Program. The summer internship program dates are June 3 - Aug. 13, 2021 for students on a regular calendar, and June 17-Aug. 27, 2021, for students on a quarter calendar. The application deadline is Feb. 12, 2021. More>>


Support HACU's Annual Giving Campaign 
Please consider supporting HACU with a tax-deductible gift. There are many ways to give to HACU including: Donating to LA HACHE de HACU – the Associations Annual Giving Campaign, when you shop on Amazon Smile.


Statement on President Biden’s newly introduced immigration bill: the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021.
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Statement on President-elect Biden’s nomination of Miguel Cardona for Education Secretary. More>>

Statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Isabel Guzman to head the U.S. Small Business Administration. More>>

Statement on passage of the National Museum of the American Latino Act (HR 2420). More>>

Statement on California Governor Gavin Newsom appointing Secretary of State Alex Padilla as California’s First Latino U.S. Senator. More>>