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.





General Scholarship Criteria

All scholarship applicants MUST meet the initial scholarship program criteria. 

You are eligible to apply if you:

Are currently enrolled at a HACU-member institution in the U.S. or Puerto Rico;

Have graduated from a high school (or have earned a high school equivalency diploma) in the U.S. or Puerto Rico;

Have completed your first-semester of college at a HACU-member institution;

Intend to enroll at a HACU-member institution in the Fall of 2023 or Spring of 2024. If you are 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.

Demonstrate financial need if required by the scholarship sponsor (typically determined by the FAFSA or state-financial aid); 

If you'd like to be considered for internship opportunities with our Corporate HACU National Internship Program (CHNIP), we encourage scholarship applicants to submit a Resume (resume templates found here).

1 - Save your file in a PDF format only

2 - Title your file as follows - "Last Name, First Name - Scholarship Profile ID#"

3 - Email your PDF file to CHNIP@hacu.net.

2023-2024 Scholarships

Please carefully review specific requirements for each scholarship to identify your eligibility.

The online application will automatically match you to the scholarship(s) for which you are eligible after creating your student profile.

If you were not matched to a scholarship, then you are not eligible for that award.

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


Café Bustelo El Café Del Futuro Scholarship

 Amount  $5,000
 Term or Year  2023-24 Academic Year
 Awards Available    25
 Renewable  No
 Deadline  July 3, 2023
Organization  Café Bustelo®


"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."

Students must meet the following criteria to qualify:

Open to ALL Majors

Must be attending a 4-year HACU Member institution

Open to Undergraduate and Graduate students

Must be enrolled Full-time

Open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Resident, Legally Authorize to Work in the U.S., and Other (please specify).


SiteOne Landscape Supply Scholarship

Amount  $1,000
Term or Year  Fall 2023
Awards Available    5
Renewable  No
Deadline  May 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 Legally Authorize to Work in the U.S. (SiteOne cannot provide sponsorship)

Open to students majoring in 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

Deloitte Foundation HACU Scholars

 Amount  $2,500
 Term or Year  Beginning Fall 2023
 Awards Available    68
 Renewable  Yes
 Deadline  July 3, 2023
Organization  Deloitte Foundation 

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is partnering with Deloitte Foundation to award sixty-eight $2,500 scholarships per semester to eligible undergraduate students. Scholarships are renewable for up to four semesters (up to $10,000 total), assuming eligibility criteria continue to be met, for tuition, books and fees during the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 academic years. 

Students must meet the following criteria to qualify:

Must be attending a 4-year HACU Member institution

Undergraduate students (must be classified as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior)

A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Must be enrolled Full-Time

Open to U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident, or Legally Authorize to Work in the U.S.

Demonstrate academic and leadership excellence

Financial need as determined by the HACU administration team

Open to students majoring in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics/Business Analytics, Economics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Finance, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Mathematics, Operations, Supply Chain and Logistics, Statistics, and Technology


Frequently Asked Questions

I forgot my user ID and password. How can I access this information?

Your user ID is your email address. Select this link and enter your user ID, then select Login. Your password will be emailed to you.

How to Submit My Resume? 

Save your file in a PDF format. 

Title your file as follows - "Last Name, First Name - Scholarship ID#"

Email your PDF file to CHNIP@hacu.net.

Where can I print an enrollment verification form and financial aid release form?

These forms are accessible online before you submit your application. If you have already submitted your application online, then you can choose these links: verification form, financial aid release form.

May I submit an electronic unofficial transcript and enrollment verification if my school provides them?

Yes, scholarship finalists can e-mail their supporting documents to scholarship@hacu.net.

Include your full name and school ID# on the e-mail.

What do I do with my financial aid release form?

You file this form with your financial aid office. You do not need to mail this document to HACU.

Are high school students eligible?

HACU scholarships are available to students currently enrolled at a HACU member institution, which means high school students and students in a dual-enrollment program are not eligible.

Do I have to be Hispanic or Latina/o to apply for a HACU scholarship?


If I do not attend a HACU member institution, am I eligible for a HACU scholarship?

No. HACU scholarships are for students currently enrolled at a HACU member institution.

How can my school become a member of HACU?

Please refer your school personnel to the HACU Membership page on our website by clicking here. This page provides information on how your school can join and details about our membership categories, dues and benefits. You can personally deliver a membership information packet to your college or university president.

To request a HACU membership information packet, please email your name and mailing address to our Membership Department at memberinfo@hacu.net.

The scholarship I want to apply for is not on my scholarship selection page, why not?

If you were not matched to a scholarship, then you are not eligible for that award.

Based on the information you enter, the online application will automatically match you to the scholarship(s) for which you are eligible. Please review the specific scholarship criteria.

When will I be notified if I was selected for a HACU scholarship?

We will email notification to scholarship recipients in September 2023.

How are scholarship funds disbursed, and how can I use my scholarship funds?

If you are awarded a scholarship, we will mail a scholarship check directly to your financial aid office. These funds can be used for any educational expenses.

How does the scholarship award selection process work?

Once you complete your online application and the deadline has passed, your application is sent to the selected scholarship review committee who will review your application. Once all applications have been reviewed, we will begin selecting finalists and notifying them to submit their supporting documents (official transcripts, enrollment form and letter of recommendations). Once all documents are submitted and reviewed recipients will be selected and notified beginning late August or early September. 

What other scholarship resources are there? 

If you are not eligible for a HACU scholarship, please visit our Other Scholarship Resources page by clicking here.

Contact Us

For additional HACU Scholarship Program related questions, please reach out. We're here to help!

Email: Scholarship@hacu.net and reference HACU Scholarship Program in the subject line.

Telephone: (210) 692-3805 and ask for the HACU Scholarship Program.