March 24, 2006

2006 Ford Motor Company CHLI Leadership Program

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute is currently accepting applications for the 2006 Ford CHLI Leadership Program. We are seeking eight highly-qualified university students to participate in our intensive six-week program, which will run from June 17 to July 29, 2006. Application deadline is Friday, April 14, 2006.

Eight college students will be selected to participate in the 2006 Ford Motor Company CHLI Leadership program.  Participants will travel to Washington, D.C. to take part in a six-week internship program consisting of professional leadership development workshops while learning about local and state government, federal government, national advocacy organizations, and policy development. 

To apply, applicants must:

§ Be U.S. citizens or Legal Permanent Residents of Hispanic or Portuguese Origin.

§ Be residents of and/or attending college in the following states: California, Florida, Texas or Puerto Rico.

§ Be enrolled in an accredited four year college/university or two year community college.

§ Submit a completed application form, personal statement, legislative analysis, resume, two letters of recommendation and official transcripts.

Program Dates:
§ Start date: June 17, 2006
§ End date:  July 29, 2006

§ Air fare and housing accommodations during Washington, D.C. stay.
§ $2,000 stipend.
§ Metro card provided.

For more information please contact Melissa Buia at or at 202-429-2033.

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