Scholarship for Racial Justice – $4,000

A central component of HECUA’s mission is to equip students with skills and knowledge for building just communities and democratic societies. In U.S. society, racial discrimination and concepts of race continue to shape power and privilege, including within institutions of higher education. The Scholarship for Racial Justice is one of HECUA’s concrete commitments toward undoing institutionalized racism in higher education.


  • Applicants must be students of color.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in one of HECUA’s member colleges/universities.
  • Applicants must have a completed program application on file for a semester-long domestic or international HECUA program (HECUA’s short-term programs are not eligible).

Scholarship Application Deadlines (all applications are due no later than 11:59PM Central Time on the dates below).

  • Fall: April 15th
  • Spring: December 1st

Please complete the form below to submit your application for the Scholarship for Racial Justice. 

Scholarship for Racial Justice Application

  • You must have a complete program application for a semester-long program on file with HECUA to apply for this scholarship.
  • For example, Spring 2018.
  • Please upload a word document or a PDF file between 550 and 1700 words that responds to the following questions: 1) What personal, social, or political influences in your lifetime have motivated you to work on or be interested in racial justice issues? 2) Why/how does your passion around these issues lead you to being interested in HECUA's mission and/or the specific program that you are applying for?
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.

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