HACU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION DREAM SCHOLARSHIP
To All the DREAMERS:
The HACU Alumni Association Dream Scholarship provides financial support to college students classified as eligible for permanent residency under the Dream Act of 2009 (S.729). The scholarship is consistent with HACU’s stated legislative priority of securing passage of the DREAM Act, a bipartisan bill that has been introduced in every Congress since 2001.
To apply for a scholarship, please submit a complete application package to include:
Faculty Recommendation Letter:
Recommendation letter must be from a faculty member familiar with your academic experience and/or community involvement. Letter should comment on your character, leadership potential, and commitment to academic success.
Scholarship Award Timeline:
Complete application packages should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete packages will not be considered. Deadline for submission is Friday, September 12, 2014.* Award winners will be announced the first week in October on all our social media forums, the HACU Newsletter, and at the HACU Annual Conference in Denver, CO, on Oct. 5, 2014.
*Before scholarship funds are awarded, an enrollment verification form must be provided to demonstrate that you are currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program and are expected to enroll again for the next semester. Funds will be disbursed directly to your academic institution.
SHOT AT GRADUATE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
The HACU Alumni Association Shot at Graduate School Scholarship is open to HACU student program alumni who intend to pursue education beyond a bachelor’s degree and is designed to assist with the cost of applying to graduate school. The scholarship is in line with the HACU Alumni Association’s mission of supporting the alumni of HACU’s student programs, HACU’s mission to improve Hispanic students’ access to post-secondary educational opportunities, and HACU National Internship Program’s commitment to opening the doors of opportunity for Hispanic students.
An application is considered “complete” only if it is accompanied by the following documents: