Café Bustelo and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) have teamed up to present El Café del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest. Eligible students can enter for a chance to win one of nine $5,000 college scholarships. Permanent legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 18 or older and of Latino decent, that are currently enrolled full-time in a college of university, are eligible to apply for the scholarship. To enter/apply, complete the online application on the HACU website:; and respond to and upload your original essay on the following 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. Attach the required supporting documents to the application.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
May 26
Available to Class Level
None specified
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
Café Bustelo
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
City, State, Zip
San Antonio, TX , 78229
(210) 692-3805

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