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High School Hispanic Leadership Institute

Monday, June 12 – Saturday, June 17, 2017

Applications are open now! Click here for application.


The deadline to submit applications is Sunday, May 21, 2017 by 11:59pm (CT)


The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of St. Louis Foundation has established the Hispanic Leadership

Institute for high school (10th-12th grade) students as a select program for 15-20 individuals to develop leadership skills and give back to the St. Louis community. The purpose of this program is to

  • Identify Hispanic leaders and develop their leadership skills
  • Create a network of Hispanic student leaders interested in giving back to the community
  • Provide new networks and opportunities for Hispanic students


To be eligible to participate in the High School Hispanic Leadership Institute program, students must:

  • Currently be enrolled in grades 10th – 12th
  • Show a strong interest in further developing their leadership skills
  • Be able to commit to a full-time experience
  • Obtain a letter of recommendation from a guidance counselor or teacher


Tuition is $1,000. Participants accepted into the program will receive full-tuition scholarships from the HCC STL Foundation and partners.


Students will receive

  • A $599 stipend upon completion of the 6-day program
  • Transportation to and from the host location as needed
  • Complimentary breakfast and lunch each session


The Hispanic Leadership Institute sessions will begin on Monday, June 12th and conclude Saturday, June 17th, 2017. Sessions will be held from 8:30AM – 4:30 PM.


Leading Oneself

Demonstrating ethics and integrity

Displaying drive and purpose

Exhibiting leadership stature

Increasing capacity to learn

Managing yourself

Increasing self-awareness

Developing adaptability

Leading Others

Communicating effectively

Developing and influencing others

Valuing diversity and difference

Building and maintaining relationships

Collaborating effectively with a team

Leading the organization

Solving problems and making decisions

Taking risks and innovating

Setting vision and strategy

Managing the work

Click Here for :HLI Online Application