Scholarships

Undergraduate

Halpern/Kanellos Scholarship

The Scholarship Committee of the Department of Hispanic Studies receives applications from eligible students for the Halpern/Kanellos and Molly Schulman Halpern Scholarships. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are majoring in Spanish, Spanish Teacher Education, or Bilingual Education. These scholarships have been made available by a generous gift from Leslie Halpern, an alumnus of the University of Houston, in memory of his father and mother, and in honor of Professor Nicolás Kanellos.

Molly Schulman Halpern Scholarship for Future Teachers of Spanish

The Scholarship Committee of the Department of Hispanic Studies receives applications from eligible students for the Halpern/Kanellos and Molly Schulman Halpern Scholarships. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are majoring in Spanish, Spanish Teacher Education, or Bilingual Education. These scholarships have been made available by a generous gift from Leslie Halpern, an alumnus of the University of Houston, in memory of his father and mother, and in honor of Professor Nicolás Kanellos.

Mary Louise White Scholarship for Future Teachers of Spanish

The Mary Louise White Scholarship Committee of the Department of Hispanic Studies receives applications from eligible students for the Mary Louise White Scholarship for Future Teachers of Spanish. The applicant must be planning to teach Spanish in elementary or secondary school, or at the college level.

Arturo Monsanto Memorial Scholarship

Established and funded by Dr. Carlos Monsanto, Mrs. Bonnie Monsanto, and family members, this scholarship is in memory and honor of Arturo Monsanto. The scholarship supports current and eligible student technology assistants in the UH Language Acquisition Center in their pursuit of higher learning and study of world languages, literatures, and cultures. The funds have been raised through the Annual Arturo Monsanto Latin American Folk Festivals, a venue for Latin American cultural programming established in 1990.

 

Graduate

  • Deadline: April 5, 2013. 
  • Winners are announced during the Annual Awards Ceremony in April.
  • Please use this Cover Letter  when applying and submit a standard reference letter (do not use the form). 

Dr. Harvey L. Johnson Scholarship for Spanish Graduate Students

The Scholarship Committee of the Department of Hispanic Studies receives applications from eligible studes for the Dr. Harvey L. Johnson Scholarship. The scholarship is open to Spanish Graduate Students who have earned at least nine hours in Spanish at the graduate level from UH and have a minimum GPA of 3.5. This scholarship has been made available by a generous gift from the Johnson Family in Memory of Dr. Harvey L. Johnson.