Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship

April 16, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$5000 (for graduate students), $2500 (for college students)
High school and college students (see comments)
High school seniors who will attend college in the fall and college students who are enrolled full-time in an accredited community college, four-year university, or graduate/professional program. Students must have financial need.

Latino students in the United States who are involved in community service activities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their involvement are eligible for the scholarship.  There are no academic requirements in order to be selected.

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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