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Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award


Deloitte LLP, in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), is offering the Jorge Caballero Student Leadership Award. This award provides $10,000 in funds for high-achieving Hispanic accounting students who have demonstrated leadership qualities through academics and community involvement. Please read the information below for eligibility requirements and application instructions.

Eligibility Requirements

•    Accounting major with definitive plans to meet the 150 hour requirement for obtaining CPA certification
•    3.5 or above GPA
•    Full-time student attending a four-year college or university
•    Sophomore or Junior 
•    U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Application Instructions

Students must complete the application form in one session; therefore before starting the application form you are required to have the following four documents ready to go in electronic format (PDF, JPG, PNG, TIF, or MS Word):

•    Most recent transcript (spring 2017)
•    Enrollment verification form verifying fall 2017 enrollment
•    Resume (must include GPA and graduation date)
•     Essay: In the same essay document answer the following three questions: 

1. In 200 words or less, discuss three significant obstacles you have overcome in pursuit of your education.
2. In 200 words or less, provide examples of your leadership as it pertains to community or school related events.
3. In 100 words or less, describe your Hispanic heritage and your potential interest in Deloitte.

After each of these four documents is ready, you may complete the short application form.


Applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in future employment with Deloitte and as part of being considered for the scholarship will have the opportunity to obtain a paid internship with  Deloitte. Applicants may be contacted by a Deloitte representative via phone as part of the final selection process. 

Application Deadline

The deadline to apply is Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM Central Time. 

The recipient will receive a student track scholarship to attend HACU’s 31st Annual Conference in San Diego, CA and will be awarded during a HACU reception. Scholarship covers registration, flight and hotel.

If you have any questions, please contact HACU Student Services at