Investing in Hispanic students through scholarships, mentorship and career opportunities.

Connect – Inspire – Transform

Investing in Hispanic students through scholarships, mentorship & job opportunities.

Our Vision...

To be the transformative leader, connecting rising Hispanics to the increasingly important digital skills of the new economy.

Our work is powered by our donors.

Pave the way for future tech leaders. Your tax-deductible donation will help students pay for their higher education. Donations can be made via the GiveButter donation form on the left, or by mailing a check to the Foundation.

Scholarships provide our students financial support to pursue their dreams.

We’re dedicated to investing in the next generation of Hispanic technology professionals. We help young, bright students get the education they need to achieve their dreams. Since 2017, our scholarship program has awarded 163 scholarships totaling $815,000. Scholars also have access to mentorship through HITEC.


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Funds Awarded Since 2017
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HITEC and Illinois Tech are working to accelerate the representation of Hispanic leaders in tech.

Pursue a Master of Business Administration or Master of Science degree from the STEM-focused Illinois Tech Stuart School of Business. Scholarships of up to $14,000 per student are available to those who meet the application requirements!

Corporate Partnership

Help us give back to the next generation.

We’re incredibly grateful for the generosity of our corporate partners. These supporters provide HITEC Scholars with access and opportunity. Join the familia today!

Sponsorship allows us to continue providing a pathway to diversity and inclusion in the technology industry. 

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“Thanks to your confidence and willingness to support me, I will be the first in my family who will be pursuing higher education.”
Arianna Martinez,  HITEC Scholar

Contact Us

For questions regarding our scholarship or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kelley Francis. To make a donation via check or apply for matching gifts from your company, please see our mailing address and EIN below.

Contact Info
Kelley Francis
Foundation Director
Mailing Address
444 West Lake Street
Suite 1940
Chicago, IL
The HITEC Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Our Tax ID/EIN is 27-2869162

You can give back.

Anyone can give back to their community. Either through their time, talent or treasure. Visit our giving back page to learn how you can give back.