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Scholarships and Awards

SOCIEDAD HONORARIA HISPÁNICA

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

In the spirit of its mission, each year the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica contributes more than $160,000 in awards to student members of the SHH, chapters, sponsors, and other SHH officers. The majority of the award money is provided to student members in the form of College Scholarships given to 60 high school seniors and Student Travel Awards given to 24 high school juniors.

Information and application forms for the various Scholarships and Awards are provided below. NOTE: Chapter sponsors or students interested in applying for any of these awards must use the current official application forms available on the website.

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS: National Level

JOSEPH ADAMS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SENIORS

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Each year the SHH awards twelve $2,000 and forty-eight $1000 scholarships to graduating senior members of SHH. Only one application per chapter will be accepted.

Click here for scholarship information.

Click here for the application form.  

Certificates of Participation to print:

Sponsors may click on the links below to access a Press Release Template to recognize student Scholarship and Award winners. Sponsors should replace all highlighted portions with information pertaining to the school and student. The revised press release may be sent to school, district or community media outlets according to school or district guidelines.

Press Release for Senior Scholarship $1,000 recipients

Press Release for Senior Scholarship $2,000 recipients

 

BERTIE GREEN TRAVEL AWARDS FOR JUNIORS

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Each year twenty-four travel awards are awarded to high school juniors who are members of SHH. The students travel to a country or region of the Spanish-speaking world; the departure date for the trip is generally scheduled for mid-July. Only one application per chapter is accepted.

Click here for travel award information.

Click here for the application form. 

Certificates of Participation to print: 

Sponsors may click on the links below to access a Press Release Template to recognize student Scholarship and Award winners. Sponsors should replace all highlighted portions with information pertaining to the school and student. The revised press release may be sent to school, district or community media outlets according to school or district guidelines.

Press release for Junior Travel Award recipients


BEST OF ALBRICIAS AWARDS

All student contributors chosen for publication in Albricias receive a $35.00 honorarium and are eligible for the Best of Albricias Award. Each artist whose drawing is chosen for the cover of the journal receives $50.00.

Each year three $100 awards and three $50 awards are given in the categories of poetry, prose and graphics. Winners are chosen by a committee of judges from all student contributions published throughout the year.

 

AWARDS FOR STUDENTS: Chapter Level

PREMIO DE HONOR

Sponsors of active chapters may award the Premio de Honor to the best graduating senior member of the chapter. The names of the recipients of this award will be published in Albricias and must be received by May 1, 2017.

Click here to view or download the application.

Sponsors may chose to give the Premio de Honor to the top graduating senior. The Certificados de Excelencia y por Servicios are available for up to 10% of the current initiates of the chapter. These are available at no charge.

These certificates are to honor your members, but they do not take the place of membership dues, which must be purchased yearly for each new initiate. 

CERTIFICADOS DE EXCELENCIA

Sponsors of active chapters may award the Certificado de Excelencia to initiated members, winners in the National Spanish Examinations, or to the initiated member who has achieved the highest grade point average in Spanish or Portuguese for that school year. Duplicate certificates are awarded in case of ties. The number awarded is limited to ten percent of current. Click here to print Certificados de Excelencia

CERTIFICADOS POR SERVICIOS

Sponsors of active chapters may award the Certificado por Servicios to recognize initiated members who have rendered meritorious service to their Chapter. The number awarded is limited to ten percent of current initiates. Click here to print Certificados por Servicios

AWARDS FOR CHAPTERS

CHAPTER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Deadline: April 1, 2016

The SHH presents up to five Chapter of the Year Awards annually to chapters based on the quality and quantity of activities, numbers of contributions to Albricias and exemplary activities in promoting the goals of the SHH. Chapter sponsors who receive the Chapter of the Year award are presented with $150 and a plaque. 

ACTIVITY OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Deadline: April 1, 2016

The SHH holds an annual contest to honor the best chapter activities of the year. Awards are given in two categories: short-term activities and long-term activities. Winners receive $100, $75, or $50 depending on their placement in the contest. Up to six total awards may be given.

AWARDS FOR SPONSORS

MARIO FIERROS AWARD FOR CHAPTER SPONSOR OF THE YEAR

Deadline: April 1, 2016

The Mario Fierros Award for Excellence is awarded to an SHH chapter sponsor who has given exemplary service to the SHH during the year. Chapter sponsors who have been a member of the SHH Advisory Board during the last eight years are ineligible. The awardee receives a plaque and a trip to the AATSP annual conference. Reimbursed expenses include travel, lodging during the conference and meals. A sponsor can only receive this award once.

PARK-SIHOCKY AWARD FOR CHAPTER OF THE YEAR SPONSOR

Deadline: April 1, 2016

The Park-Sihocky Award will be awarded to a sponsor of a chapter with less than five years of experience as a sponsor and who has never attended an AATSP conference. The awardee receives a plaque and a trip to the AATSP annual conference. Reimbursed expenses include travel, lodging during the conference, and meals. A sponsor can only receive this award once. 

JOHN TEMPLE STATE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Deadline: April 1, 2016

The John Temple State Director of the Year Award recipient is presented with a plaque and a trip to the AATSP annual conference. Reimbursed expenses include travel, lodging during the conference, and meals. A State Director can only receive this award once. The winner is selected by a committee based on the State Directors' year-end report.

 

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