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You deserve a future to smile about

At Colgate, we believe that a higher education is a path to a brighter future and are dedicated to Hispanic students like you. That’s why, in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, we have created “Haz La U” (Make the U), a college grant program for Hispanic high school seniors.

Have you focused on academic excellence, dedicated service to your community, and demonstrated leadership? Your effort could be rewarded by winning one of 31 educational grants* with a total support of $100,000.


Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2023

Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale

Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2023-2024

Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)

If selected, attendance to virtual regional awards ceremony is mandatory

Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA


Application window open August 29, 2022 - November 13, 2022

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*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to residents of the US and its territories. Colgate-Palmolive will grant a total of 31 scholarships in tiered amounts. On the regional level, Colgate-Palmolive will award 10 Gold level grants of $4,000 each, 10 Silver level grants of $3,000 each, and 10 Bronze level grants of $2,000 each. One regional winner will receive a National level grant of $10,000. For more information on the scholarship visit

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