Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

April 15

Awarded By

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Award Amount

Awards will be distributed as follows: $5,000 to attend a graduate-level institution; $2,500 to attend a four-year academic institution; and $1,000 to attend a two-year community college or A.A./A.S. degree-granting institution. Total scholarship monies will be equally divided and distributed on a yearly basis as long as recipients maintain good academic standing (i.e. if a student receives the scholarship as an entering freshman, his/her $2,500 award will be distributed in four equal installments of $625 a year). Scholarship awards are designed to cover tuition, room and board, textbooks, and other educational expenses associated with college enrollment.


The number of awards offered varies annually based on fund-raising. Last year, 127 awards were given (15 to community college students, 92 to undergraduate students, and 20 to graduate students).

Additional Information

Applicants must demonstrate financial need and good writing skills. Students with excellent leadership potential are especially encouraged to apply. Please note: Relatives of CHCI staff or its board of directors are not eligible to apply.

Deadline Info

Applications are available on the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) website. Students must apply online on the CHCI website. In addition to the completed application, students must sub ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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