Scholarships and Awards

Student Scholarships and Awards

Graduate Research Grants. Graduate students who are active members of Sigma Delta Pi may apply for grants to support travel abroad to Spain or Spanish America for the sole purpose of research related to Hispanic Studies. See their website for details. The application is due on March 1.

Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarships. (18 awards for the 2014-2015 academic year).Undergraduate students who are active members of Sigma Delta Pi may apply for a variety of study abroad scholarships to support travel abroad to Spain or Spanish America. See their website for details. The application is due on February 1.

Premio Gabriela Mistral. The Premio Gabriela Mistral is an award that may be granted to an outstanding graduate or undergraduate student of Spanish who is an active member of Sigma Delta Pi and who has demonstrated noteworthy involvement and initiative in his/her chapter. Any active chapter may nominate one student per year for the award and shall send the nomination together with supporting documentation, including at least two letters of recommendation and a current transcript, to the Executive Director (delmastromp@cofc.edu). Winners of the award will receive a certificate.

Premio Mario Vargas Llosa. Granted yearly to one undergraduate Spanish major or minor who is a member of Sigma Delta Pi and who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in all upper-division courses completed and exemplary involvement in extra-curricular activities related to Spanish. This is a joint award of Sigma Delta Pi and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP).

Chapter Awards

Honor Chapters. 10-15 chapters are recognized annually for their outstanding activities.

Chapter Project Grants. Chapters may apply for a grant to support a chapter project that complements the mission of Sigma Delta Pi during the upcoming academic year.

Premio Frida Kahlo. This award is presented yearly to a chapter for its outstanding website. To be considered for this honor, chapter must e-mail their current website addresses to the Executive Director (delmastromp@cofc.edu) by December 1 of the year in question. Websites are judged on the basis of information provided, navigability, appearance, innovation and current maintenance. The selected chapter will receive a handsome plaque.

Premio Ignacio y Sophie Galbis. Ignacio, with the help of his wife Sophie, served more than 20 years as Executive Secretary-Treasurer (1977-1997). The award is granted yearly to a chapter for its exemplary activities representing the highest ideals of the Society.

Premio Octavio Paz. Awarded to those chapters that maintain Honor Chapter status for a complete triennium.

Premio Fénix. This award recognizes one chapter for a year of extraordinary and exemplary activity as compared to the previous year(s).

  …and many others. Please see http://www.sigmadeltapi.org/Member.Benefits.html

Advisor Awards and Distinctions

See https://sigmadeltapi.org/blog/awards/