Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship Now Open for 2018 Applications

Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship Now Open for 2018 Applications

$50,000 in College Scholarships will be Awarded to Latino Students


ORRVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Café Bustelo® is partnering with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to launch the fifth-annual Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro Scholarship. Eligible U.S. students can submit their application for the opportunity to receive one of ten $5,000 scholarships. All eligible 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. For complete information and guidelines, please visit here.

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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.

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

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

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About Café Bustelo
Our delicious coffee and rich espresso heritage was born in 1928. Since then, we’ve not only been proud of our rich, full-bodied flavor, but also of our unique and inviting culture. Café Bustelo coffee can be prepared using your preferred method.  Available in the forms you want, including K-Cup® pods.

About HACU
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. The association’s headquarters are located in San Antonio, Texas, with government relations offices in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, California. HACU is the only national association representing existing and emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). Information is available at

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Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship Now Open for 2018 Applications