Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro Scholarship open for 2018

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Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro Scholarship open for 2018

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POSTED ON Feb 08, 2018

$50,000 in scholarships is now available to Latino students through the Café Bustelo-Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities partnership. 

In its fifth year, the Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro Scholarship has awarded $180,000 in college scholarships to 36 Latino students nationwide.

Café Bustelo is asking students of Latino descent to submit an application that includes an 800-words or less essay in English or Spanish describing how their heritage, family, and community have impacted their desire and motivation to obtain a college degree; how they plan to give back to their community; and what they intend to accomplish with their degree.

All applications must be received by Friday, May 25, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. ET, and recipients will be announced on or about September 15, 2018.

The scholarship maintains founder Gregorio Bustelo’s passion and tradition of reinvesting in local communities and celebrating Latino cultural values. Café Bustelo proudly continues the tradition of supporting communities that have enjoyed its coffee in their homes for nearly a century.

In 2017, more than 1,000 eligible entries were received. The selected essays conveyed how heritage and culture have driven students’ pursuit of higher education and betterment of their communities.

The Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro-Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (Scholarship is open to eligible U.S. students, who submit their application for the opportunity to receive one of ten $5,000 scholarships.

To apply for the scholarship and to review the Guidelines, please visit the HACU website.

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) represents approximately 470 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America and Spain.


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