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National Spanish Examination Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsored by National Spanish Examinations

Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 60
Award Deadline: May 15, 2019

Pursuant to its mission, the National Spanish Examination (NSE), a program of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), is committed to recognizing student achievement and promoting language proficiency in the study of Spanish. To this end, NSE will offer to 2019 graduates up to TWELVE (12) scholarships of $2000, and up to FORTY EIGHT (48) scholarships of $1000.


For the 2019 scholarships, applicants MUST:

A) Be a 2019 graduating senior

B) Have scored at or above the 75th percentile on the 2018 NSE - Level III or above

C) Have scored at or above the 75th percentile on the 2019 NSE - Level IV or above


1. Only ONE (1) student per school may apply

2. Schools administering 201-400 examinations may nominate two (2) students, and schools administering more than 400 examinations may nominate three (3) students.

3. Teachers at participating schools must select the applicant(s) from their own school.

4. Students may also apply for scholarships from SHH, NSE's sister organization, but may only be awarded a scholarship from ONE of the AATSP programs.

5. If a student does not attend university during the fall semester following graduation from high school, the scholarship is forfeited and may not be postponed to another year.


The proposals will be reviewed in June and July and the recipient will be notified around August 1, 2019.

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