HACU Scholarship Program


The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is pleased to be the administrator of scholarship opportunities provided by our partners to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures. Please carefully review each scholarship requirements to identify your eligibility. 

Additional scholarship opportunities may be added during the Spring 2023 semester as they become available.

In addition, all scholarship applicants MUST meet the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrate financial need if required by the scholarship sponsor (typically determined by FAFSA).

  2. Meet all specific criteria for the scholarships to which they are applying.

  3. Students must be currently attending a HACU member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarship awards are made. For students transferring institutions, the institution must also be HACU-member to be eligible to apply.  For the most up-to-date listing of HACU-member institutions, please click here.

  4. Applications are ONLY for currently enrolled college students during the Spring 2023 semester. All students must have completed their first semester of freshman year and be currently attending at a HACU member institution at the time of application submission and awarding.

  5. High School students are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.

  6. All applicants must email their resume to CHNIP@hacu.net


For any HACU Scholarship Program related questions, please e-mail to scholarship@hacu.net.

[Applicants must submit PDFs of their resumes saved as

"Last Name, First Name - Application ID #" to CHNIP@hacu.net ]



Café Bustelo El Café Del Futuro Scholarship - (25) $5,000

"HACU is proud to be a partner of Café Bustelo® in its 10th year of investing in the higher education success of Hispanic students across the country,” said HACU President and CEO Antonio R. Flores. “For many students, their culture is a driving force in their desire to attain a higher education and these scholarships provide much needed financial assistance towards achieving that goal."

  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students attending a 4-year member institution.
  • Open to ALL majors
  • Must be enrolled full-time 

Application's Extended Deadline: July 3, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. (CT)


Cricket Wireless Scholarship - (10) $1000

  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students at 2- or 4-year institutions.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 is required
  • Open to all majors

Application deadline: May 1, 2023, 11:59 p.m.



Ford College Economic Mobility Grants (200) $500

Ford Motor Company Fund and HACU have teamed up to provide 200 Ford College Mobility Grants in the amount of $500 to support relief assistance for students in the areas of:

  • Housing: Rent, mortgage, electricity bills, water bills or any other payment required to maintain shelter
  • Food: Access to food and proper nutrition
  • Transportation: Transportation to work/school or essential needs (e.g., groceries, healthcare, etc.)
  • Technology: To purchase devices or internet needed to participate within a learning environment
  • Dependent Care: To provide adequate care for dependents to allow participation in school or work activities

In addition, students must meet the following criteria to qualify:

  • Must be attending a HACU-member institution 
  • Must submit a 250-word essay

Application deadline: May 1, 2023, 11:59 p.m.



Ford Fund Scholarships (13) $5,000 

The Ford Fund Scholarships provides $5,000 to qualified college students who demonstrate resiliency and perseverance despite the hardships they have faced.

Students must meet the following criteria to qualify:

Must be attending a HACU-member institution and be majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

  • Must submit a 500-word essay

Application deadline: May 1, 2023, 11:59 p.m.



University Health Foundation Diversity in Health Care Scholarship


Scholarship Award  $5,000
Academic Term or Year  2023-2024 Academic Year
Number of Awards Available  95
   Breakdown below:
     (35) Thirty-five awards for Sophomores
     (30) Thirty awards for Juniors 
     (30) Thirty awards Graduate students
Renewable  Yes (must maintain eligibility requirements)
Scholarship Deadline  05/01/2023
Organization  United Health Foundation


Students must meet the following criteria to qualify:

  • Student must be enrolled in a HACU member institution that is an accredited academic institution in the U.S. as either a full-time or part-time student, in person or virtual attendance.
  • Open to student pursuing degrees (associate, bachelor, master, doctorate) that will lead to careers as clinical professionals that may include Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, Nurse, Pharmacist, Dentist, Social Worker, Addiction Counselor, Clinical Psychologist or related clinical profession.
  • Student must have at least (2) two years of study before their anticipated degree completion date.
  • Must currently have and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Identifies as Hispanic/ Latino, Black/African American, Native American/ Alaska Native or Asian or is focused on the health of these communities or other underrepresented racial/ethnic groups.
  • Renewable: scholarships may be renewed annually for up to 4 years (maximum $20,000) as long as the student maintains eligibility requirements or until the student has completed their intended degree, whichever comes first.
  • Scholarship Benefits:
    • ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute (during year one)
      • (30) Thirty Juniors will have the opportunity to attend the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute at HACU's 37th Annual Conference.
      • (35) Thirty-five Sophomores will have the opportunity to attend the ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute at HACU's 38th Annual Conference.
    • Emerging Leaders' Summits
      • (30) thirty Juniors and (35) thirty-five Sophomores will be invited to attend the Emerging Leaders' Summits.
    • All Scholarship Recipients:
      • will be invited to attend Webinars with HACU partners to learn about current career opportunities in their field (available to all 95 recipients);
      • will be eligible to apply for internships with corporate and federal partners (a minimum of 10 students will receive placement by HACU);
      • will be invited to participate in the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness program (only 40 spots available).



SiteOne Landscape Supply Scholarship

Scholarship Award $1,000
Academic Term or Year Fall 2023
Number of Awards Available 5
Renewable              No
Scholarship Deadline 05/31/2023
Organization SiteOne Landscape Supply UN1DOS Associate Resource Group


SiteOne Landscape Supply is the only national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the United States and has a growing presence in Canada. Its customers are primarily residential and commercial landscape professionals who specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of lawns, gardens, golf courses and other outdoor spaces. www.SiteOne.com

The SiteOne Landscape Supply Scholarship is presented by UN1DOS which strives to be a collaborative and inclusive associate resource group that builds relationships, fosters an understanding of the Hispanic culture, and enriches the experience of our customers, communities, and associates.

Students must meet the following criteria to qualify:

  • Undergraduate students only (must be classified as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior)
  • Student must be enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year HACU member institution.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
  • Open to Full-time or Part-time enrollment
  • Open to U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident, or students legally authorized to work in the U.S. (SiteOne cannot provide sponsorship)
  • Major(s): Landscape Architecture, Construction, Biochemistry, Agrobusiness, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Entomology, Horticulture/Plant Studies, Plant Sciences, Finance, Accounting, General Business Administration, Agriculture, Arborist, Agronomy, Turf, Golf Course Planning/Management, Agronomic Management, Sales Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics/Supply Chain


For any HACU Scholarship Program related questions, please e-mail to scholarship@hacu.net.