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Events

SEPTEMBER

9/10/14 to 12/10/14

Every Wednesday

EmpowHERment

Women's Resource Center - Pedroso Center Learning Lounge - B 156

OCTOBER
10/3/14

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The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print

Art Institute of Chicago - 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL  60626 - 9AM to 3PM

News

CHCI Scholarship Program

The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will Increase the graduation rates of Latino students in postsecondary education. CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to low- and moderate-income students who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA requirement to qualify for a CHCI scholarship.

 
Scholarship Awards
 

CHCI scholarships provide recipients with a one-time scholarshlp of:

  • $1,000 to pursue an associate degree
  • $2.500 to pursue an undergraduate degree
  • $5.000 to pursue graduate level study

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 and active participation In public and/or community service activities
  • Strong writing skills
  • Applicants must be u.s. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees. or individuals. who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer.

CHCI Impact

Since 2001, we have Invested $4.8 minion In scholarships for the latino community to over 1,400 students. Of these scholarship recipients, 79% of undergraduates reached their 4th year of college compared with a national 5-year graduation rate of latinos of 45%.

Northeastern Illinois Foundation

The Northeastern Illinois University Foundation offers more than 100 scholarships to students each year. These scholarships are made possible through gifts made to the Foundation by individuals and corporations. These scholarships do not need to be repaid, and the vast majority of them are available to students regardless of their residency status. 

View this year’s NEIU Foundation scholarship opportunities and information about how to apply. You can also find these scholarships listed on AcademicWorks, Northeastern’s online searchable database. 

All students are encouraged to apply for scholarship funding. 

Students who are not U.S. citizens are encouraged to inquire about the Aspire Scholarship. Contact Michelle Morrow at (773) 442-4606 or email m-morrow@neiu.edu for more information.  

Latino and Latin American Studies

LLAS Faculty and Staff

LLAS Faculty and Staff