The El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship is awarded to give back to the Latino community. The good people at Bustelo reward high achieving college students who seek better futures for themselves, their families, and their communities. So, if you are an excellent Latino student involved in your community while attending one of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, apply!
Who is eligible to apply for the El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship?
- Full-time undergraduate or graduate students of Latino descent
- Open to all majors
- Must be 18 years or older
- Currently enrolled at a HACU-member institution* within the United States, D.C. and Puerto Rico
- Internet access and a valid e-mail address are required to apply.
*For the most up-to-date listing of HACU-member institutions, please click here.
In order to apply for this scholarship, you must write an essay of 800 words or less responding to the following prompt:
“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.”
The essay portion is worth fifty percent of the total application, so make sure you submit your very best writing. This includes responding directly to the prompt while making your story come to life. Be sure to include vivid details and examples. Finally, don’t forget to proofread before hitting that “submit” button!
Applicants must also submit transcripts and letters of recommendation, so plan accordingly!
How much is the El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship worth?
The winning students receive $5,000–20 will be awarded!
When is the scholarship application due?
All applications must be submitted by July 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Winners will be announced in September of 2020!
For more specific details, click here.
Best of luck to all who apply!