The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation’s premier Hispanic educational and youth leadership development organization, today launched a national campaign to recruit Hispanic students — undergraduate and graduate — for its nationally recognized youth development leadership programs.

For the first time, applications for CHCI’s 2008 Congressional Internship, Public Policy Fellowship, Graduate & Young Professional Fellowship, and Scholarship Programs are now available online at

To be eligible, all program applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, be a graduate or undergraduate student with a 3.0 GPA, have remarkable leadership potential, and have demonstrated a vast history and commitment to community and public service.

For more information, contact CHCI at (202) 543-1771 or visit