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The HACU Scholarship Program

2021-2022 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 in the spring 2021 semester as they become available.

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. Students must currently 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. Scholarships are ONLY for college students who are currently enrolled during the 2021 spring semester. All students must have completed their first semester of freshman year at the time of applying. High School students are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.

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If you have any HACU scholarship program questions, send an e-mail to



United Talent Agency (2) $2,500

Leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency represents many of the most acclaimed figures across film, television, news, music, sports, speakers, theater, fine art, literature, video games, podcasts and other social and digital content. A passionate advocate for artists, creators and innovators, the company also is recognized in the areas of film finance and packaging, branding, licensing and endorsements. UTA is known for its dedicated digital media group helping clients-from A-list talent to Fortune 500 companies-capitalize on a rapidly changing entertainment, media and business landscape. The agency's worldwide presence includes its Los Angeles headquarters and offices in New York, London, Nashville, Miami and Malmo, Sweden. 

  • Students must be currently enrolled as a full-time junior or senior at a four-year HACU member institution
  • Applicants should be eager to pursue a career within the business side of the entertainment industry
  • Identify as Hispanic/Latinx
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Open to All majors
  • Students will need to answer the following questions in 500 words or less:
    • What inspired you to pursue a career in the entertainment industry?
    • What part of the entertainment industry has been able to influence culture and drive change?
    • Who is a career role model for you and why?

Application deadline: May 28, 2021 5:00 p.m. CST


Oracle (2) $2,125

  • Must be currently enrolled full-time undergraduate student at a two-year or four-year HACU member institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • 3.0 GPA 
  • Sophomore, Junior and Seniors 
  • Open to ALL majors
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residents

Application deadline: May 28, 2021 5:00 p.m. CST


Interfaith Youth Core (10) $500

  • Must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student at a two-year or four-year HACU member institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Open to ALL majors 
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residents
  • Students select one of the playlists within the We are Each Other's curriculum and complete it prior to applying to the scholarship. 
    • First playlist, Getting Started is ideal for those new to Interfaith work as this track reviews introductory interfaith learning and gives direct call to action. 
    • Second playlist, Interfaith Leadership 101 and focuses on the foundations of interfaith cooperation and leadership. This playlist explores how you, can develop a vision, knowledge base, and skillets to be an interfaith leader. 

Application deadline: May 28, 2021 5:00 p.m. CST


Rising Lideres of San Antonio-COVID-19 Mobility Grants (25) $1,000-Closed

  • Must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time undergraduate student at a two-year or four-year HACU member institution within San Antonio, Texas
  • GPA not required
  • Open to all majors
  • Must be 21 years or older to apply 
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Residents or Legally authorized to work in the U.S. 
  • Students who are 21 or older will be eligible to apply for grants under the following 5 categories:
    1. Food: Lack of access to food and nutrition 
    • Housing: Inability to pay for needs such as rent, mortgage, electricity/water bills or any other payment needed to maintain shelter
    • Transportation: Inability to pay for transportation to either work or essential needs (e.g., grocery store, healthcare visit, etc.)
    • Technology: Inability to purchase devices or internet needed to participate in any digital learning
    • Dependent Care: Inability to pay for daycare or assisted living expenses for a dependent(s)