Scholarships and Awards Provided by Illinois State University

Members interested in pursuing a scholarship provided through the university can visit this website that gives a general overview of many scholarships in multiple areas. To search for a specific university scholarship, the Scholarship Finder can be used. (TO BE UPDATED).

National Organization – Student Scholarships and Awards

Graduate Research Grants – Eligible 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.  

Undergraduate Study Abroad Awards – Eligible undergraduate students may apply for a variety of study abroad scholarships or stipends for use during the summer and the academic year.

Premio Gabriela Mistral – 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. Honorary members are not eligible. Any active chapter may nominate one student per year for the Gabriela Mistral 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 (  Winners of the award will be given 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 as related to Spanish. This is a joint award of Sigma Delta Pi and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese

For an extended list of scholarship opportunities, please visit Sigma Delta Pi’s National Website.

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