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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 helping students get there. That’s why, in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and as part of the Foundation’s Youth Awards, we sponsor “Haz La U” (Make the U), a college grant program for high school seniors of Hispanic heritage.

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

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards Eligibility

Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2024

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 2024-2025

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

If selected, attend virtual regional awards ceremony 



Application window open August 3rd, 2023 - November 13, 2023

Program eligibility is set by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation.  For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please use the below link to the Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Youth Awards application page.


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*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to residents of the US and its territories. As part of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Youth Awards program, Colgate-Palmolive will sponsor  a total of 31 scholarships in tiered amounts. On the regional level, Colgate-Palmolive will sponsor 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 grant visit

Haz La U Highlights.



Grants Awarded