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Hispanic Heritage Month Awards and Scholarships 

 

The application deadline for all Hispanic Heritage Month Awards and Scholarships is October 23, 2020.   Winners will be announced at the annual Hispanic Heritage Month Awards Ceremony. You can nominate students  here  and faculty / staff  here   (you must be logged onto your Stony Brook University Gmail account to access these forms). Please contact the Hispanic Heritage Month Awards Committee Chair with any questions at   angel.i.gonzalez@stonybrook.edu.

Student Awards and Scholarships


A. Sanchez Construction Corporation Scholarship for Undergraduate Academic Achievement 

  • Purpose: To recognize an undergraduate student attending Stony Brook University who has shown outstanding academic achievement, scholarly promise and service and leadership to the community. This $2,500 award is offered through the   Latin American & Caribbean Studies Center .
  • Eligibility: All interested candidates must be:
    • Of Hispanic/Latino descent
    • In their junior year or in the first semester of their senior year
    • A in major in the College of Arts and Sciences
    • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA

For application and information   A. Sanchez Construction Corporation Scholarship, please visit the  LACS Scholarship site .

Ana Maria Torres Scholarship 

  • Purpose: The Ana Maria Torres Scholarship Fund for Hispanic/Latino Students will provide $500 of scholarship support to a qualified undergraduate student of Hispanic/Latino descent who shows great potential for making significant contributions to the Hispanic/Latino community through their leadership. 
  • Eligibility: All interested candidates must:
    • Be of Hispanic/Latino descent
    • Be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at Stony Brook University
    • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • Leadership qualities and commitment to the Hispanic/Latino community

HHM Community Service Award

  • Purpose: To recognize an undergraduate or graduate Stony Brook University student who has taken time to serve the Latino community and whose presence and kindness has had a positive impact on the university.
  • Eligibility: All interested candidates must be:
    • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at Stony Brook University
    • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

HHM   Academic Award 

  • Purpose: To recognize an undergraduate or graduate Stony Brook University student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement in all subjects and is active in the Latino and campus community.
  • Eligibility: All interested candidates must be:
    • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at Stony Brook University
    • Have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA  

HHM Leadership  Award 

  • Purpose: To recognize an undergraduate or graduate Stony Brook University student who has assumed a leadership role(s) in any Stony Brook recognized society, club, sorority, fraternity or association that serves the Latino community.
  • Eligibility: All interested candidates must be:
    • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at Stony Brook University
    • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

 

Faculty and Staff Awards 

HHM Faculty/Staff Award 

  • The purpose of this award is to recognize a Stony Brook University Faculty or Staff member who has demonstrated outstanding contributions, service, outreach, and commitment to the Latino community.

  Las Madrinas Award 

  • "Madrina" is "Godmother" in Spanish. The purpose of this award is to recognize a woman who is a Stony Brook University Faculty or Staff member that has contributed to the quality of life, educational growth, and development of Latino students, and who has also has served as a mentor and guide in all aspects of student life.   Candidates for this award should be nominated by students.

Los  Padrinos Award 

  • "Padrino" is "Godfather" in Spanish. The purpose of this award is to recognize a man who is a Stony Brook University Faculty or Staff member that has contributed to the quality of life, educational growth, and development of Latino students, and who has also has served as a mentor and guide in all aspects of student life.   Candidates for this award should be nominated by students.

HHM Latino Faculty Recognition Award

  • The purpose of this award to pay tribute to a faculty member of Hispanic/Latino descent who have truly served this academic institution, as well as to honor their contributions to the university and the students.

The application deadline for all Hispanic Heritage Month Awards and Scholarships is    October 23, 2020Winners will be announced at the annual Hispanic Heritage Month Awards Ceremony. You can nominate students  here  and faculty / staff  here  (you must be logged onto your Stony Brook University Gmail account to access these forms). Please contact the Hispanic Heritage Month Awards Committee Chair with any questions at  angel.i.gonzalez@stonybrook.edu.


Donations

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.

Contribution Details:
(P.O., Journal Transfer, Checks - NO CASH)
Payable to: Hispanic Heritage Month
State Acct. # 91007300 or FSA # 726

Mail to:
Hispanic Heritage Month
c/o Lynda Perdomo-Ayala
Pharmacology
T8-140 Health Sciences Center
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8651