Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship – $5000

http://www.chci.org/scholarships/

CHCI Scholarship Program Mission
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 Scholarship Program Description
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.

CHCI scholarships provide recipients with a one time scholarship of:

$1,000 community college or AA/AS granting institution
$2,500 4-year academic institution
$5,000 graduate-level institution
Scholarship awards are intended to provide assistance with tuition, room and board, textbooks, and other educational expenses associated with college enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

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
U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency

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