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CHCI-Telemundo Scholar Intern Program

The CHCI Scholar-Intern Programs are designed to allow students to not only receive monetary support for their education, but also gain hands-on experience in their chosen field through an internship. 

The CHCI-Telemundo Scholar Intern program is designed to allow sophomore and junior undergraduate (B.A./B.S.) students to not only receive monetary support for their education, but also gain hands-on experience in a media related field through an 80-hour internship during summer 2014. 

The potential internship placements include (click on the links for job descriptions):

The CHCI-Telemundo scholar intern program requires an 80 hour paid internship in which Telemundo directly places you in their Miami, FL Telemundo news station. If selected, you MUST complete the internship in order to receive scholarship funds. Upon completion of 80 internship hours, individuals receive a $1,000 stipend in addition to their scholarship award.

Please Note -- You must reside in the greater Miami, FL metropolitan area during Summer 2014 to be eligible for the scholar-intern program, as Telemundo and CHCI do not offer housing.

Application Check List:

1.     Application Profile

2.     One Letter of Recommendation

3.     Completed Scholarship Application:
    - Two essay questions (Suggested Length: 300 words minimum; 600 words maximum)
    - Resume (1-2 pages)
    - Complete copy of 2014-2015 Student Aid Report (SAR) with Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number clearly shown

4.     Legal Agreement

Eligibility Criteria
Selection as a CHCI-Telemundo Scholar Intern is based on a combination of the following criteria:

  • Full-time enrollment in an accredited four-year university (sophomore or junior only) during the period for which scholarship is requested
    --Individuals that will graduate in May/June 2014 are NOT eligible for the CHCI-Telemundo Scholar Intern Program
  • A declared major related to media, specifically consumer marketing, digial media, news, research, sourcing, or sports
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Consistent, 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 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

The programs that you are eligible to apply for are predetermined, based on the information you provide in your profile.

CHCI scholarships provide recipients with a one-time scholarship of $2,500 to pursue an undergraduate degree.

Scholarship awards are intended to provide assistance with tuition, room and board, textbooks, and other educational expenses associated with college enrollment.

In an effort to ensure the progress of scholarship recipients and encourage completion of the postsecondary program, each undergraduate level scholarship award is divided over the number of years required for graduation. For Example:

If you are a sophomore during the 2013-2014 school year (graduating in 2016), you will be awarded $1,250.00 in fall 2014 (after you've completed the internship) and $1,250.00 in fall 2015. 

If you are a junior during the 2013-2014 school year (graduating in 2015), you will be awarded $2,500.00 in fall 2014 (after you've completed the internship).  

Students continue to receive annual disbursements as long as they maintain good academic standing and complete the requirements of their internship. CHCI manages the disbursement of the scholarships; an annual check is sent directly to recipients.