There are several scholarship and award opportunities to pursue once you begin your Spanish studies at Valpo.

If you plan to major in Spanish at Valpo, you can apply for the Foreign Languages & Literatures Scholarship by January of your senior year of high school ($1,000, renewable each year for a total of $4,000).

Every year Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, offers Summer Undergraduate Scholarships to study in one of the following countries: Spain, Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia, or Peru.

Valpo winners of the Sigma Delta Pi Summer Undergraduate Scholarship

  • 2010 – Alison Eyer (Mexico)
  • 2009 – Amy Liakopoulos (Spain)
  • 2007 – Katie Fremont Miller (Mexico)
  • 2007 – Eric Matul (Mexico)

  • 2007 – Judy Velasco (Spain)
  • 2006 – Katherine Peters (Bolivia)
  • 2004 – Kathleen Madden (Mexico)

  • 2003 – Catherine Devito (Mexico)
  • 2003 – Christina Heisser (Mexico)
  • 2002 – Matthew Landmeier (Spain)

Sigma Delta Pi also awards the Premio Gabriela Mistral, a national award for outstanding undergraduate students of Spanish.

Valpo recipients of the Premio Gabriela Mistral

  • 2010 – 2011 Amy Liakopoulos (pictured here)
  • 2009 – 2010 Alison Russell
  • 2005 – 2006 Katherine Peters
  • 2002 – 2003 Rose Ellen Gilbert

Learn how to become a member of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society and the largest foreign language honor society in the world.

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