Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Program (ID 1186)
- Start Date:
- $1,000 community college or AA/AS granting institution,
$2,500 4-year academic institution,
$5,000 graduate-level institution
- The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates among Latino students in post-secondary education.
CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major
requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are
encouraged to apply.
- Financial Need:
- Full(12+ Credits)
- Full-time enrollment in a United States Department of Education accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program during the period for which scholarship is requested
Demonstrated financial need
Consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities
Strong writing skills
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.
NOTE: Individuals who are seeking consideration under the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival” (DACA) policy must possess an Employment Authorization Document at the time of application