Hispanic Heritage Month Awards
Students applying should have a minimum 2.5 GPA (except for submission for The Ana Maria Torres Scholarship, further details below). Winners will be announced at the annual Hispanic Heritage Month Awards Luncheon held during Hispanic Heritage Month (October). Descriptions and eligibility preferences are as follows:
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 Fund is established in honor of Ana Maria Torres, a former Stony Brook employee, who tirelessly promoted opportunities for Hispanic/Latino undergraduate students during her long career here at Stony Brook. 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)
Must be an undergraduate student enrolled full-time at Stony Brook University
Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
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.
This application makes you eligible for consideration for all appropriate awards/scholarships. A selection(s) should be indicated on the application form. Students/faculty/staff that are not selected for a particular award are considered for other awards for which they are eligible.
Additional Information and Applications available online: Hispanic Heritage Month Awards
NEWS & EVENTS:
3 Credits-6 Weeks!
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HEMISPHERIC BRAZIL Conference
Brazilian Studies from a Trans-American Perspective: New perspectives on an ongoing dialogue
Friday, April 26th
9:30 AM - 5 PM
Humanities Building 1008
"Mediated Migrations: Peruvians between the Andes and the US"
Talk by Prof. Ulla Berg (Rutgers Univ)
Monday, April 29th
2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Melville Library, Room W4550
"Revisiting Latin America in the 1960s: A Conversation with Vania Markarian"
Talk by Prof. Vania Markarian, (Professor of History at Universidad de la República (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Wednesday, May 1:
1:00-2:20 pm (campus lifetime)
Social & Behavioral Sciences Bldg, Room N320
Refreshments will be provided
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