CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.

The CHCI-United Health Foundation Scholar-Intern Program is awarded to students pursuing health-related careers. Applicants must be full-time enrolled at an accredited community college or four-year university

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Undergraduate studentsAny current or prospective graduate
  • Financial Need:
  • Residence:
    Preference is given to students who reside or attend school in: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.Lawful permanent residents
  • Citizenship:
    Applicants must be U.S. citizens
  • College:
    Full-time enrollment in an accredited community college, four-year university
  • Major/Career:
    Helps students pursuing health-related careers
  • Extracurricular:
    Consistent, active participation in public and/or community service activities
  • Miscellaneous:
    Strong writing skills
  • Other Benefits:
    The Diverse Scholars Forum. Every summer, the United Health Foundation hosts this all-expenses paid forum that gives participants an opportunity to learn more about health care policy from a range of policymakers and thought leaders in the health care field in Washington, D.C.CHCI's Congressional Internship Program. One space in CHCI's summer and fall internship cohorts is reserved for current CHCI-UHF Scholar-Interns that are pursuing a bachelor's degree (including community college scholars preparing to transfer to a baccalaureate program)Professional Development Opportunities. CHCI, United Health Foundation, and other organizations that are part of the Diverse Scholars Initiative offer programming throughout the year including webinars, livestream events, resume workshops, and more.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Two essay questions (Suggested Length: 300 words minimum; 600 words maximum)
  • Recommendation Letters:
    One Letter of Recommendation
  • Other Materials:
    Application ProfileComplete copy of 2015-2016 Student Aid Report (SAR) with Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number clearly shownLegal Agreement

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