ERIC Number: ED465475
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
National Directory of Scholarships, Internships, and Fellowships for Latino Youth, 2002.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Inst., Washington, DC.
This directory informs Latino youth about the various scholarship, internship, and fellowship programs available to them. While scholarship awards help students obtain a college education, fellowship and internship programs enable Latino students and young professionals to build and develop their leadership and analytical skills. Seventy-five scholarship programs are listed alphabetically. Each listing contains a brief program description and contact information. Internships are broken down into Washington, DC; regional; and summer. Fellowships are presented in the categories of Washington, DC; regional; and abroad. A brief program description and contact information accompany each listing. Recipients of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) scholarships, summer internships, and fellowships are pictured. Appendices present a sample application request letter and advice on winning scholarships, landing internships, writing essays, and building the perfect resume. Listings for the top 25 colleges and universities for Hispanics contain contact information and basic information such as school type, application deadline, tuition, numbers of students, and percent Hispanic students. The 168 Hispanic-serving institutions comprising the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities are listed. Forty-seven online and print educational resources are also presented. (Contains information about the CHCI and an index.) (TD)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Fellowships, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Internship Programs, Paying for College, Resource Materials, Scholarships
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, 504 C Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Tel: 800-392-3532 (Toll Free); Fax: 202-546-2143; Web site: http://www.chci.org.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Inst., Washington, DC.