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​The HACU Scholarship Program 2018-2019 application is OPEN

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is pleased to be the administrator of scholarship opportunities provided by our partners to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures. Please review each scholarship’s criteria carefully to see if you qualify, since each partner may have differing requirements. 

Additional scholarship opportunities will be added as they become available prior to the fall 2018 semester.

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

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

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

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

  4. Before starting the online application process we recommend you read the instructions first. Click here for the instructions.

  5. Scholarships are ONLY for enrolled college students. All students must have completed their first semester of freshman year at the time of applying. High School students are not eligible to apply.

HACU Scholarship Privacy Policy

If you have any HACU scholarship program questions, send an e-mail to scholarship@hacu.net.

 

APPLY HERE

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Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarship - $1,000

  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Must be attending a four-year HACU member institution within the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Open to ALL majors
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen
  • First generation students strongly encouraged to apply

Application deadline: May 25, 2018 11:59 p.m. CST

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 InGenesis Diversity Leadership Scholarship - $1,000

  • Full-time or part-time graduate student
  • Hispanic female
  • Must be attending Texas State University
  • Open to all Health majors
  • Cumulative GPA: 2.5 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen
  • 500 word essay topic: What does it mean to be a responsible member of your community and your goals for creating additional opportunities for other Hispanic women?

Application deadline: May 25, 2018 11:59 p.m. CST

                                                                                                                                                                                            

 Cafe Bustelo El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship - $5,000

  • Full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Must be attending a four-year HACU member institution within the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Open to ALL majors
  • Legal Residents of the 50 United States, D.C. and Puerto Rico
  • Must be of Latino descent
  • 800 word essay topic: Describe how your Latino heritage, family and the community in which you grew up have impacted your desire and motivation to obtain a college degree.  Additionally, describe what you intend to accomplish with your degree and how you will give back to your community.

Application deadline: May 25, 2018 11:59 p.m. CST

For Cafe Bustelo Scholarship Guidelines, Click Here

                                                                                                                                                                                              

​Kia Motors America, Inc. - $3,400

  • Full-time undergraduate sophomore, junior and graduate students
  • Must be attending a four-year HACU member institution within the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Open to ALL majors
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • U.S. Citizen and Permanent Legal Resident
  • First generation college students strongly encouraged to apply

Application deadline: May 25, 2018 11:59 p.m. CST

                                                                                                                                                                                             

 ​Oracle - $2,150

  • Full-time undergraduate student
  • Must be attending a two-year or four-year HACU member institution within the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • Open to the following majors: Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering (computer, software, hardware, mechanical) or Mathematics
  • ​Cumulative GPA: 3.0
  • U.S. Citizen

Application deadline: May 25, 2018 11:59 p.m. CST

                                                                                                                                                                                             

Miller Lite - Brewed to be Bright - $2,500

  • Full-time or Part-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Must be attending a two-year or four-year HACU member institution within the following states:
    • California 
    • Colorado
    • Florida
    • Illinois
    • New York
    • Texas
    • Wisconsin 
  • Open to all majors
  • Cumulative GPA: 2.5
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Residents, authorized to work in the U.S, DACA 
  • Must be 21 years or older 
  • This scholarship opportunity also includes participation in the HACU/Adelante Leadership Institute Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on October 6-8, 2018 where recipients are invited and expected to attend.

Application deadline: May 25, 2018 11:59 p.m. CST

                                                                                                                                                                                             

 Coors Light - Climb On - $2,500 

  • Full-time or Part-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Must be attending a two-year or four-year HACU member institution within the following states:
    • California
    • Colorado
    • Florida
    • Illinois
    • New York
    • Texas
    • Wisconsin
  • Open to all majors
  • Cumulative GPA: 2.5
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, authorized to work in the U.S, DACA
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • This scholarship opportunity also includes participation in the HACU/Adelante Leadership Institute Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on October 6-8, 2018 where recipients are invited and expected to attend. 

Application deadline: May 25, 2018 11:59 p.m. CST