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HACU ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute (Student Track)

For Corporate, Federal, and Nonprofit Sponsors

The HACU ¡Adelante Leadership Institute will host over 500 students at its 33rd Annual Conference. If you wish to sponsor students to participate in HACU’s 33rd ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute, HACU staff can assist you in the selection process as an ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute Scholar sponsor, the following benefits are available:

  • HACU staff identifies Sponsored Scholars based on specific criteria* requested by the sponsoring organization, selected Sponsored Scholars are identified with the sponsoring organizations’ name on the students’ name badge and are invited to sit in reserved seating with representatives from the sponsoring organization during the Power and Partnership Luncheons as well as the Networking Dinner.
  • For regional and national sponsored scholars, HACU manages logistical arrangements such as travel, lodging and conference registration.
  • Sponsors can interact with selected scholars during the luncheons and the dinner to discuss internship and employment opportunities.
  • Selected Sponsored Scholars can help strengthen relationships at institutions they represent for future recruitment and outreach initiatives.

*Eligibility of criteria may include academic major, student classification, and geographic location (local or national). A sponsorship agreement will be required and must be signed and in place by August 19, 2019.

 Sponsoring a ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute covers the cost of the student's registration, hotel, airfare (if applicable), and one meal per day. The cost for sponsoring a ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute Scholar is as follows:

Student Scholars Package

August 19, 2019

August 20-Sept. 6, 2019

Local Chicago area students

(Price includes registration, meals per day and parking)

$450 per student

$470 per student

Students from national colleges and universities

(Price includes registration,meals per day, round-trip airfare, and four night hotel accommodations)

$1,500 per student

$1,700 per student


For information on sponsoring ¡Adelante! Leadership Institute Scholars, please contact Student Services at (210)692-3805 or or the Office of Development at (210) 692-3805 or


¡Adelante! Leadership Institute main title sponsor: