The Indiana University Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute are proud to announce a partnership that provides CHCI alumni an opportunity to pursue a graduate education with one of the nation’s premier schools of public affairs.
Through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute O’Neill Fellowship Award, qualified CHCI alumni are eligible to receive an application fee waiver, and admitted students are awarded a 50% tuition reduction toward their program of choice.
“A master’s degree from the O’Neill School provides both the knowledge and real-world know-how to allow leaders to excel and make a difference,” said O’Neill School Dean Siân Mooney. “This partnership creates a new pathway for CHCI alumni to earn a graduate degree and build upon O’Neill’s goal to lead for the greater good.”
The O’Neill School offers top-ranked curriculum areas and the No. 1 Master of Public Affairs (MPA) Program in the nation with graduate programs that include:
- Master of Public Affairs (residential or online)
- Master of Arts in Arts Administration
- Master of Science in Environmental Science
- Master of Environmental Sustainability
- Master of Science in Healthcare Management (hybrid or online only program)
- Master of International Affairs
- Master of Public Affairs-Master of Science in Environmental Science Dual Degree
- Master of Public Affairs-Master of Arts in Arts Administration Dual Degree
- Master of Public Affairs-Master of International Affairs Dual Degree
“Thanks to this partnership with the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, CHCI alumni now have greater access to one of the top academic institutions for public affairs,” said Marco A. Davis, President and CEO of CHCI. “We look forward to seeing our alumni continue to build and grow on everything they learned throughout the CHCI program at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities.”
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute O’Neill Fellowship Award recipients must meet O’Neill School admissions requirements, including strong academic performance, a demonstrated commitment to service and a record of involvement and leadership both on campus and in the community.
About the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
The O’Neill School is a world leader in public and environmental affairs and is the largest school of public administration and public policy in the United States. In the 2023, “Best Graduate Public Affairs Programs” by U.S. News & World Report, the O’Neill School ranks first in the country. Five of its specialty programs are ranked in the top-five listings, including nonprofit management, ranked first.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the premier Hispanic nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization in the country dedicated to developing the next generation of Latino leaders®. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences to outstanding Latino/a/x students and young professionals, and convenes Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, nonprofit advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the nation and the Hispanic community.