Colorado State University - Pueblo students earns HACU scholarship for 2010-11


Colorado State University - Pueblo students earns HACU scholarship for 2010-11

PUEBLO – A Colorado State University-Pueblo student was one of 181 students and the only student from Colorado to receive funding from more than $270,000 distributed through the scholarship program of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. The scholarship recipients are students of HACU-member institutions who met various program criteria.

CSU-Pueblo sophomore Elizabeth Wilson was the only scholarship recipient of a HACU scholarship from a Colorado institution. A Pueblo East High graduate and the daughter of Tawney and Ken Wilson, Elizabeth is majoring in liberal studies with a math minor and an emphasis in special education. She wants to teach special needs children at the elementary level.

2010-11 HACU scholarships were made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors:

  • Aetna Nursing Scholarship
  • Deloitte Scholars Program
  • Lockheed Martin Scholarship Award
  • NASCAR/Wendell Scott Award
  • Office Depot Scholarship
  • United Health Foundation Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Scholarship
  • HACU/Wal-Mart Achievers Scholarship

Scholarship applications for the 2011-2012 academic year will open in the spring of 2011 and will be accepted through the end of May 2011. Information will be provided via HACU’s e-newsletter and at www.hacu.net/scholarships.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.