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The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 MetLife Foundation Study Abroad Innovation Competition! This Innovation Fund grant competition is made possible through MetLife Foundation's continued support and their commitment to diversity and inclusion in international academic exchanges in the Americas. Eligibility: All higher education institutions in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico, that seek to promote study abroad and international training. Application deadline is July 26, 2018 by 8:00 a.m. EDT. For more information, please click here(Posted May 29, 2018)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar - The 2019-2020 competition for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now open!  The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research and combination teaching/research awards in 137 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.  The Catalog of Awards is currently open, and our deadline for applications is August 1, 2018. We have many resources available to applicants, including a robust series of webinars. (Posted April 11, 2018)

Fulbright Scholar Programs Strategic Outreach Alliance - HACU is proud to be part of the Fulbright Scholar Programs Strategic Outreach Alliance, a diverse network of academic and professional associations and organizations committed to promoting the Fulbright Scholar Program’s mission.  We invite HACU member institutions to visit the following links for more information about the:  Fulbright Scholar Program or Fulbright Scholar awards(Posted May 17, 2017)

The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the online application is open for students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs and international internships during the summer 2017 and fall/academic year 2017-18 terms.  The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad, thereby internationalizing their outlook and better preparing them to thrive in the global economy. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply. For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, webinar schedules, and other helpful resources, including subscription to Gilman Advisor Newsletters, please visit the Gilman website at   (Posted January 18, 2017)

The Teach & Learn in Spain Program at Instituto Franklin-Universidad de Alcalá is a practical, one year graduate experience specifically designed for native English-speaking students who want to complete a MA Program while serving as Language Assistants in bilingual schools of the Madrid area.  Students can choose one of the following programs:

All students receive a monthly stipend and there are additional funding opportunities available. Please visit our website for more details. The Teach and Learn Program offers a unique opportunity for living, learning and working in Spain while completing your graduate education.  (Posted November 12, 2016)

IES Abroad has a menu of programs offering HACU students and others 12 credits, for 12 weeks, all for only $12,000. Combine the low cost with our additional Public University Grant, HACU scholarships, or other need-based aid, and possibly study abroad for less than the cost of a semester at your own school! Great academic quality, great locations, great price. For more information about our 12 for 12 for 12 Programs in Berlin, Rome, Buenos Aires, or Sienna in Tuscany, click here.  (Posted November 16, 2015)

The Universidad de Alcalá de Henares is one of Europe's oldest universities and one of the best universities in the world with  exchange agreements with over 500 foreign universities which enable students to study in 56 countries.   For more information, please visit their web page International Relations or open this brochure: The Way to the Future. (Posted June 1, 2014)

University of the Incarnate Word (UIW)
The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) offers exchange opportunities in more than 90 sister schools located in 37 countries, and two international branches in China and Mexico. During their study abroad experience, students gain firsthand knowledge of the culture, engage in lifelong learning and most importantly, expand their horizons. In addition, our online programs, Prep program and Virtual University, offer global access to students who wish to earn their high school and a variety of Bachelor and graduate degrees. We invite you to visit us online and apply to the University of the Incarnate Word.   (Posted on April 19, 2011)



Universidad de Alcalá – Study Abroad in Spain programs.  The Study Abroad in Spain program is specifically designed for international students who wish to pursue undergraduate studies in Spain.  Our Semester Program runs during the Fall and Spring semesters and students can take up to four courses completing a total of 12 U.S. Undergraduate Credits.  Special discounts offered to students attending institutions affiliated to HACU.  For more information and financial opportunities, please click here.  (Posted February 7, 2018)

Fundación Consejo España-EE.UU. -  Internship Program in Spanish companies - This program offers U.S. citizens, recently graduated from the United States’ best universities, the possibility of having a professional experience in a Spanish company member of the Foundation’s board, while learning about Spanish businesses, society, culture and language.  For more information about this program, please click here.   For vacancies information, please click here. (Posted  February 1, 2018)

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund - U.S.-Argentina Focused Grant Competition is pleased to announce a new grant competition, supported by Chevron Corporation and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The U.S.-Argentina Workforce Development Competition for Innovations in Study Abroad Partnerships & Collaboration is open only to higher education institutions in the U.S and Argentina that promote study abroad and training opportunities in the field of Economic Development and STEM, with a special emphasis on Energy, Geosciences, or Natural Resources Management. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2018.  To apply please click here.  (Posted November 27, 2017) 

Concurso de Innovación EE.UU-Argentina - El Fondo de Innovación 100.000 Strong in the Americas se complace anunciar que se abre el Concurso de Innovación entre Estados Unidos y Argentina gracias a la financiación de la Corporación Chevron y la embajada de Estados Unidos en Buenos Aires, Argentina. El Concurso de Innovación de EE.UU y Argentina está abierto a todas las instituciones de educación superior (IES) en Estados Unidos y Argentina que promueven programas de estudio en el extranjero en los campos de desarrollo económico y ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería, y matemáticas, con un enfoque en energía, geociencia y administración de recursos naturales. Para llenar su solicitud favor de pulsar aquí. (Posted November 27, 2017)

Global Learning Semesters (GLS) - GLS offers HACU-member institutions the excellent AbroadOffice software that is now being used by over twenty universities to administer their study abroad programs.  AbroadOffice is a FREE software service provided by Global Semesters as a capacity-building endeavor to help advance the field of study abroad. AbroadOffice was initially developed during a joint initiative between HACU (the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities) and Global Semesters with the objective of promoting study abroad for Hispanic students. For more information, please click here. (Posted January 27, 2017)

DIVERSITYABROAD.COM & SEMESTER AT SEA SCHOLARSHIPS. Website: and Semester at Sea are proud to offer four scholarships per voyage (Fall and Spring), which include a $5,000 tuition credit in addition to the cost of your flight. This scholarship is for members of the Diversity Abroad community - so sign up now if you haven’t already! Preference will be given to students from diverse backgrounds (African-American/Black, Asian/Pacific Islander, students with disabilities, first generation, Hispanic/Latino, low-income, LGBTQ, Native American, multiracial). Visit the financial aid section of our website for more information about this scholarship!

This scholarship is open to current full-time students enrolled at Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) that are members of the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU). SAS will select one HSI/HACU scholar for each voyage to receive a $10,000 grant to be used towards SAS program fees. Scholars will be required to video blog after each port throughout their voyage to share their in-port and shipboard experiences with future voyagers and the SAS community! Visit the financial aid section of our website for more information about this scholarship!

This scholarship ($1,500 - $10,000) is intended to help international students who study outside of the US. This aid is awarded based on academic achievement, leadership experience, and financial need. Students are asked how they will participate in the shipboard community in order to help bypass barriers between cultures and to facilitate a respectful and inclusive environment. Visit the financial aid section of our website for more information about this scholarship!
(Posted May 17, 2016)

The HACU-AIFS Scholarship is available for outstanding Hispanic students attending a HACU-member institution. Scholarships cover 50% of the AIFS all-inclusive program fee. Students must meet all standard AIFS eligibility requirements. Application, essay and other required documents must be submitted by March 1 for the summer session. April 15 for academic year/fall quarter/fall semester, and Sept. 15 for spring quarter/spring semester. Click here to download PDF Application form. (Posted 10-01-15)

HACU has also partnered with EDUESPAÑA, Federación de Gremios de Editores de España (FGEE) and the Trade Commission Office of the Embassy of Spain in the U.S. in support of America Reads Spanish. For more information click on the America Reads Spanish logo.

Castilian and Leones Institute of the Language Foundation - SPANISH LANGUAGE COURSES FOR FOREIGNERS 
Courses for Foreigners throughout the year, at all levels, for individuals as well as groups, courses which allow students to become totally immersed in the Spanish language, courses for specific professions and courses for training Teachers. For more information in English and in Spanish, please click here.



US-China Strong Foundation presents CHINA CAREERS SUMMIT (CCS). We will be inviting 125 American college juniors, seniors, and graduate students with China studies backgrounds to join us on the campus of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., this spring May 30 - June 1, 2018. Students will participate in a program that will introduce them to the full array of careers in which their skills and China knowledge will be useful.  Participants will hear from experts and representatives of potential employers in sectors like finance, manufacturing, the foreign service, other government agencies, think tanks, and more, and will gain insight into these job sectors and the potential for them to work there. Those interested in learning more and applying can go to the CCS website.  (Posted April 5, 2018)

Join the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) for an introductory webinar on best practices in applying for graduate school.  In this monthly series, Enrique Sondakh-Dorantes, APSIA's International Admissions and Operations Manager, will answer questions about selecting a graduate program, preparing an application, paying for school, exploring career opportunities.  Upcoming dates include:  April 19, May 10, June 20 and July 9, 2018.  To register and to learn more, visit (Posted April 3, 2018)

SIELE is the International Spanish Language Evaluation Service which certifies electronically the command of the Spanish language. SIELE is developed by the Instituto Cervantes, the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, the Universidad de Salamanca and the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Students and professionals take this examination in order to obtain a certification that will strengthen their academic and professional profile. SIELE is managed by Telefónica Educación Digital. For information on how to become an examination center click here. For information on how to register to take the SIELE examination click here. (Posted January 10, 2017)