HACU 2010-11 Scholarships now open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HACU media contact: Norma Jean Revilla-García
210.576.3206 njgarcia@hacu.net

More than $250,000 to be awarded to eligible students

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is accepting online applications for the HACU Scholarship Program until Friday, May 28, 2010.

More than $250,000 will be awarded to eligible students attending HACU-member institutions during the 2010-2011 academic year. Students must meet the following criteria for all scholarships:

  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Eligible for Federal Financial Aid (student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident)
  • Meet criteria for specific scholarships to which they are applying
  • Enrolled at a HACU-member college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico at the time applications are completed and scholarships awarded.
  • Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by Friday, May 28, 2010. Scholarships will be awarded in the fall.

The following are the Scholarship Program Sponsors:
      Aetna Nursing Scholarships
      Deloitte Scholars Program
      Lockheed Martin Scholarships Award
      NASCAR/Wendell Scott Award
      Office Depot Scholarship
      United Health Foundation Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Scholarship
      HACU/Wal-Mart Achievers Scholarship

Information on HACU’s scholarship program is available at www.hacu.net/scholarships. Inquiries can be submitted to: scholarship@hacu.net.

About HACU
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of 18 institutions. Today, HACU represents approximately 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal. HACU is the only national association representing existing and emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). HACU will celebrate its 25th Anniversary when it hosts its annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, October 29-31, 2011.

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