Spread the Word! CHCI’s Nationally Acclaimed Law Graduate Fellowship Program Application Deadline is Approaching! Application Deadline: February 15, 2014

CHCI is seeking to offer exceptional Latino college graduates with a background in Law unparalleled exposure to a professional experience in the public policy arenas while participating in CHCI’s nationally acclaimed leadership development training program. CHCI Law Graduate Fellows also have the opportunity to publish a policy paper and develop/execute a policy summit. 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must have been awarded a Juris Doctor prior to the program start date High academic achievement (3.0 GPA or higher)
  • Evidence of leadership skills and potential for leadership growth
  • Demonstrates commitment to public service-oriented activities
  • Superior analytical skills, outstanding oral and written communication 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 and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.

NOTE: Individuals who are seeking consideration under the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival” (DACA) policy must possess an Employment Authorization Document at the time of application.


This nine month PAID Law Graduate Fellowship Program offers selected participants the following:

  • $2,900 gross monthly stipend to help cover housing and local expenses
  • Free roundtrip travel to Washington, DC
  • Professional Development Funds
  • Monthly metro stipends
  • Optional health insurance
  • Optional short-term housing

Selection Process: 

The selection process is competitive; CHCI receives five applications for every one available fellowship. CHCI processes applications to identify the most qualified candidates. Applications are reviewed by a selection committee composed by Alumni, Board of Directors, and CHCI staff. Only top candidates receive an invitation for an interview. A selected number of fellows are selected annually, based on the quality of their application and their interview scores. 

Online Application Instructions 

Applicants must complete the CHCI online application by February 15, 2014.

To learn more about the program, please visit the website.

Program Dates: August 2014 – May 2015