AMOUNT: $5,000 for Graduate study, $2,500 for undergraduate study

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's (CHCI) 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.

The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates among Latino students in post-secondary education.


  • Must be U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, asylee, or individual who is lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possesses lawful evidence of employment authorization 

  • Demonstrated financial need

  • Full-time student


  1. Submit the online application


  • September
    • Online application opens