Sigma Delta Pi is pleased to announce that Herff Jones has collaborated with the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society to make available exclusively for our members the Sigma Delta Pi pendant with both sterling silver and vermeil gold options. A wonderful gift for that graduating Sigma Delta Pi member, or for any member wishing to wear his/her membership logo proudly with this custom jewelry piece. Click here for further details and purchasing. This product is only sold through Herff Jones and NOT the national Sigma Delta Pi office.
Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) are pleased to announce that Christy Crouse of Truman State University is the recipient of the 7th annual Mario Vargas Llosa Award, granted yearly to one undergraduate Spanish major or minor who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in all upper-division courses completed and exemplary involvement in extra-curricular activities as related to Spanish. Ms. Crouse will be recognized formally at the 99th Annual Conference of the AATSP in Chicago, IL, during the awards banquet on July 8. Congratulations to Ms. Crouse for this exceptional honor.
Congratulations to the following recipients of Sigma Delta Pi’s 2017 undergraduate study abroad scholarships:
Kiran Chand, Hunter College, The City University of New York
Austin Krohnke, Augustana University
Jordyn Sample-Reif, University of Colorado-Denver
Sadie Stoddard, Idaho State University
Julia Strak, The College of New Jersey
Congratulations to the following recipients of Sigma Delta Pi’s 2017 study abroad stipends:
Emanuela Bruce, Western Illinois University
Elizabeth Edsell, Marquette University
J.T. Henderson, Translyvania University
Morgan Huenegarde, University of the Cumberlands
Nicole Lassiter, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Meredith Miles, University of Georgia
Madisan Miller, University of the Cumberlands
Bailey Mitchell, Eastern Illinois University
Shambhawi Thakur, University of Virginia
Emily Vidler, University of South Dakota
March 1, 2017
Submissions for Graduate Research Grants for summer 2017 and 2017-18 academic year: Click here for details.
March 2, 2017
Deadline for early bird registration for to attend the 15th Annual Sigma Delta Pi Informative Session on April 21, 2017 at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. Click here to register.
Any/every active chapter may nominate one (1) outstanding student per year for El Premio Gabriela Mistral. The awardee, who may be either a graduate or undergraduate student, must be an active member of Sigma Delta Pi, as defined in Article XV of the National By-laws. Nominations, together with supporting documentation, including several letters of recommendation and a current transcript, should be e-mailed to the Executive Director. Winners will be given a handsome certificate and a book award courtesy of the Gabriela Mistral Foundation. Nominations accepted year round.
Sigma Delta Pi is pleased to announce its partnership with the Gabriela Mistral Foundation,
which will provide all future winners of the Gabriela Mistral Award a copy of the Foundation’s book
From Chile to the World–70 Years of Gabriela Mistral’s Nobel Prize.
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Sigma Delta Pi is pleased to announce its graduate research grant program for the summer of 2017 and the 2017-18 academic year. An eligible graduate student who is an active member of Sigma Delta Pi may apply for one grant of up to $2000 to support travel ABROAD to Spain or Spanish America for the sole purpose of research related to Hispanic Studies. No more than four total grants may be awarded in 2017 based upon the quality and depth of the pool of applications. March 1, 2017 submission deadline.
Remember that next summer the Sigma Delta Pi Executive Committee will select “Honor Chapters” based on the required annual reports that each chapter will submit at the conclusion of the current (2016-17) academic year.
Is your chapter striving for “Honor Chapter” status this year? See how at
Chapters and members have numerous opportunities at the national level. See details of the numerous awards, honors, grants and other opportunities at http://www.sigmadeltapi.org/SAR.Scholarships.Awards.Recognitions.html.