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SHH Awards and Scholarships

 

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.

Scroll down the page to find multiple scholarships and awards in the following categories: 

NATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS 
 

BERTIE GREEN JUNIOR TRAVEL AWARD

Deadline: December 10, 2017

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 (pdf) for travel award information.

Click here (docx) for the application form. 

2018 Ecuador Trip Itinerary (pdf)

Certificates of Participation to print: 

  • Decorative Border This should be printed on card stock paper.
  • No Border - This certificate can be printed on certificate paper with a pre-printed border
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

 

JOSEPH ADAMS SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: December 10, 2017

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 (pdf) for scholarship information.
Click here (docx) for the application form.  

Certificates of Participation to print:

  • Decorative Border This should be printed on card stock paper.
  • No Border - This certificate can be printed on certificate paper with a pre-printed border 

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

 

BEST OF ALBRICIAS AWARDS

For each issue, a selection committee will choose the most outstanding contributions to Albricias in the categories of poetry, prose, and art/photography. Winners in each category will receive a check in the following amounts in recognition of their contribution to the journal: first place ($250), second place ($100), and third place ($50).

 

CHAPTER STUDENT AWARDS


PREMIO DE HONOR

Deadline: December 10, 2017

Sponsors of active chapters may award the Premio de Honor to the best graduating senior member of the chapter.

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. 

Click here (docx) for application.


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 10% of current chapter initiates. 

Lined Border - This should be printed on card stock paper.
No Border - This certificate can be printed on certificate paper with a pre-printed border.


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 10% of current chapter initiates. 

Lined Border - This should be printed on card stock paper.
No Border - This certificate can be printed on certificate paper with a pre-printed border.


AWARDS FOR CHAPTERS


CHAPTER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

2018 information will be posted by February

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.

Click here for application.

 

ACTIVITY OF THE YEAR AWARDS

2018 information will be posted by February

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.

Click here for application.

  

AWARDS FOR SPONSORS


MARIO FIERROS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 

(CHAPTER SPONSOR OF THE YEAR)

2018 information will be posted by February

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. 

Click here for application.

 

PARK-SIHOCKY AWARD FOR NEW CHAPTER SPONSOR

2018 information will be posted by February

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. 

Click here for application.

 

JOHN TEMPLE STATE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Deadline: CLOSED

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 reports.

Click here to locate your state's zone.


SHH-SIGMA DELTA PI AWARDS


SHH-SIGMA DELTA PI STUDENT AWARDS

Deadline: CLOSED

Click here for more information.


SHH-SIGMA DELTA PI JOINT CHAPTER GRANTS

Deadline: CLOSED

Click here for more information. 

 

 



AWARD RECIPIENTS

Click the links below to view previous scholarship and award winners!


2017 Recipients

Click here to view the 2017 Bertie Green Junior Travel winners.

Click here to view the 2017 Joseph Adams Senior Scholarship winners.

Click here to view the 2017 Premio de Honor recipients.

Click here to view the 2017 Chapter Award winners.

 

2016 Recipients

Click here to view the Junior Travel and Senior Scholarship Winners for 2016.

Click here to view the 2016 Premio de Honor recipients.

Click here to view the Chapter Award winners for 2016.

Click here to view the 2016 Bertie Green Travel Award report. 


2015 Recipients

Click here to view the 2015 Premio de Honor recipients.

Click here to view the Junior Travel and Senior Scholarship winners for 2015.

Click here to view the Chapter Award winners for 2015.

Click here to read the 2015 Junior Travel Award reflection essays.

 

 



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