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Universidad de Burgos. From the International Center of Spanish, we would like to inform you about our new Spanish courses aimed to young people aged 11 to 15, interested in starting learning Spanish or improving it. We offer 12 week online courses, with two weekly online live sessions in small groups (5 to 10 students). These courses are taught by University of Burgos teachers. For more information in English, please click here.  For more information in Spanish, please click here. (Posted September 22, 2020)

Please be advised of an important announcement regarding the U.S. Fulbright Program, The U.S. Department of State is continuously monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and is working closely with partner governments, Fulbright Commissions, U.S. Embassies, Fulbright cooperating agencies, and U.S. and foreign host institutions to provide guidance and information to our Fulbright exchange participants. We share your concerns for everyone’s health, safety, and well-being, and are focused on supporting all Fulbrighters at this time. As a result of this advisory, the Fulbright Program is now suspended for all U.S. participants. For more information, please click here. ( Posted March 20, 2020)

The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program will soon open its online application for students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs and international internships during the summer 2019 and fall/academic year 2019-20 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, 2019)

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 470 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 130 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.  For more information, please click here. (Posted August 24, 2018)

Fulbright U.S. Scholar - The 2020-2021 competition for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program will open in February 2019!  The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offered 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.  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)

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)



100,000 Strong in the Americas – 2020 Mexico – U.S. Innovation Fund Competition – Informational Webinar. Join the Innovation Fund these next few months as we share tips and strategies to developing a grant proposal for the 2020 Mexico-U.S. Innovation Fund Competition, supported by the Mary Street Jenkins Foundation, the Coca-Cola Mexico Foundation, and Sempra Energy. Learn more about the intent of this Innovation Fund competition to support new higher education partnerships and academic training programs for students in the Mexico and U.S. by watching the virtual launch event from September 17, 2020. For more information in English and Spanish, please click here(Posted October 5, 2020) 

 IIE Interactive: The Case for International Education. The higher education community – global and mobile by nature – has faced new challenges and uncertainties each day because of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information about a webinar about international education and other programs and grants, please click here. (Posted September 17, 2020)

 100,000 Strong in the Americas – 2020 Mexico-U.S. Innovation Fund Competition. Partners of the Americas and the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 Mexico-U.S. Innovation Fund Competition!. Accepting Applications from September 17, 2020 - February 15, 2021.  For more information, please click hereInformation in English and Spanish.  (Posted September 17, 2020)

 The Institute of International Education (IIE) has released the findings of a new study on graduate student study abroad opportunities, entitled Who’s Counting?: Understanding the Landscape of Graduate Learning Overseas. This report is the result of the first national survey of U.S. higher education institutions focusing on graduate student mobility and provides insights into the graduate study abroad landscape and the need for U.S. institutions to build greater capacity to collect graduate student mobility data. It is also the first report in a three-year Graduate Learning Overseas (GLO) research study that began in 2017 and is implemented by the Institute of International Education with support from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of International and Foreign Language Education.  For more information, please click here. (Posted October 24, 2019) 

Instituto Franklin-UAH Study Abroad in Spain Program has over 30 years of experience working with students and researchers from around the world here in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.  We are a public university dedicated in providing an enriching study abroad experience. Our program includes courses in: Health Sciences, Business Administration, Hispanic Studies, Translation, among others.  We also have a Service Learning /Volunteering, and Internship Program. If you would like more information about the courses we provide and the syllabi for each course, please click here.  For more information, please contact Priscilla Ramos at  (Posted September 16, 2019)

The Nexo Global Innovation Competition for Creative and Cultural Industries seeks to promote student academic exchange and training through internships and practicums in research-creation, and is made possible through partnership with Colombia's Department of Science, Technology and Innovation—COLCIENCIAS, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá.   For more information, please click here.  (Posted February 27, 2019)

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)

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!

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADVANCEMENT AWARDS. Website:  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.



COARC (Council of American Oversees Research Centers)CAORC is a private not-for-profit federation of independent overseas research centers that promote advanced research. We foster international scholarship by providing fellowships, grants, faculty development, and more. Please open the following links regarding information on regarding three new overseas faculty development seminars that CAORC and its member centers are planning to offer this coming summer to community college and MSI faculty, conditions permitting.
Mexico: May 23-June 6, 2021; application deadline, February 1, 2021
Senegal: late May-early June 2021; application deadline, February 1, 2021
India: late June-early July 2021; application deadline, March 1, 2021
(Posted October 5, 2020)


IIE-GIRE (Graduate International Research Experiences) is a fellowship program that offers funding to doctoral engineering students to conduct innovative research abroad for 3 – 5 months. For the third cycle of the program (January - September 2021), up to 15 U.S. PhD candidates will be funded to spend 3 to 5 months abroad, conducting innovative research and creating ties between their home and host institution.  For more information, please click here.  (Posted September 9, 2020)

The World Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of major national, regional, and specialty education research associations dedicated to sharing scholarship, developing networks, and mutually supporting capacity building. The WERA 2021 Focal Meeting will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, from 7th to 9th of  July 2021. The main theme of the meeting will be Networking Education: Diverse Realities, Common Horizons. The Meeting is an integral part of the 17th Spanish & 9th Ibero-American Education Conference, organized by the Spanish Pedagogical Society (SEP) and the University of Santiago de Compostela.  For more information, please click here. (Posted September 23, 2019) 

Bankrate. Study abroad programs provide students with an unforgettable cultural experience. Bankrate created a guide that breaks down funding options to help students and their parents minimize the cost of studying abroad and also explain how students can stay on track and manage their finances while they’re abroad.  For more information, please click here(Posted July 8, 2019) 


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)