A. Sanchez Construction Corp. Scholarship
Undergraduate Award for Academic Achievement
This award is offered through the Latin American & Caribbean Studies Center
A $2,000 annual award recognizes an undergraduate student of outstanding academic achievement, scholarly promise, service and leadership to the community. For application and information, visit: A. Sanchez Scholarship
Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) Awards
Stony Brook Students applying should have a minimum 2.5 GPA (except for The Ana Maria Torres Scholarship) and enrolled for the Fall semester.
Winners will be announced at the annual Hispanic Heritage Month Awards Ceremony.
Descriptions and eligibility preferences are as follows:
For Students (Undergraduate & Graduate)
HHM Community Service Student who has taken time to serve the community and whose presence and kindness has had a positive impact on the university.
HHM Academic Award
Student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in all subjects and is active in the Latino and campus community.
HHM Leadership Award
Student who has assumed a leadership role(s) in any Stony Brook recognized society, club, sorority, fraternity or association.
Rafaela Luna Abreu Memorial Scholarship
This memorial scholarship was created by Dora Maria Abreu (SBU Alum) in honor of her mother who passed away to breast cancer. This scholarship will be given to a student in the sciences that has demonstrated outstanding academic accomplishments and has served others in the Latino community much like her mother did. ($ scholarship)
The Ana Maria Torres Scholarship
The Ana Maria Torres Scholarship Fund for Hispanic/Latino Students will provide scholarship support to qualified undergraduate students of Hispanic/Latino descent who show great potential for making significant contributions to the Hispanic/Latino community through their leadership. Criteria for this scholarship include financial need and merit. ($ scholarship)
Qualifications: (a) Must be an undergraduate student enrolled full-time at Stony Brook University (b) Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (c) Must demonstrate leadership qualities and commitment to the Hispanic/Latino community.
For Faculty and Staff
HHM Faculty/Staff Award
A Stony Brook University Faculty/Staff member who has demonstrated outstanding contributions, service, outreach, and commitment to the Latino community.
"Las Madrinas" Award
"Madrina" is "Godmother" in Spanish. Students select a woman at SBU who is a member of the faculty or staff and who has contributed to the quality of life and educational growth and development of Latino students. This woman also has served as a mentor and a guide in all aspects of student life.
"Los Padrinos" Award
"Padrino" is "Godfather" in Spanish. Students select a man at SBU who is a member of faculty or staff and who has contributed to the quality of life and educational growth and development of Latino students. This man also has served as a mentor and a guide in all aspects of student life.
Applications and Deadlines will be available during Fall semester
During Hispanic Heritage Month (October), we recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latinos and celebrate their heritage and culture. October is filled with various events, programs are held, prominent guest speakers invited, and academic scholarships awarded. This is all made possible by generous contributions. We welcome and encourage your support to keep Hispanic Heritage Month an important presence at Stony Brook.
(P.O., Journal Transfer, Checks - NO CASH)
Payable to: Hispanic Heritage Month
State Acct. # 91007300 or FSA # 726
Hispanic Heritage Month
c/o Lynda Perdomo-Ayala
T8-140 Health Sciences Center
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8651