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Sigma Delta Pi - National Spanish Honor Society



Rutgers University, Alpha Beta Chapter. Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is a non-profit organization that was established on November 14, 1919 at the University of California Berkeley.

Sigma Delta Pi is composed of undergraduate students who have shown outstanding achievement in the study of  the Spanish language. Students are encouraged to apply for membership and take advantage of the opportunities that Sigma Delta Pi offers. Applications are accepted at the beginning of every Fall and Spring semester.

An initiation is held every fall and spring semester to welcome new members in the organization. Students must attend the initiation ceremony to become a member of Sigma Delta Pi.

Olga Nunez, Sigma Delta Pi Coordinator
Carpender Hall, Douglass Campus
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 Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Completed at least three semesters toward the bachelor's degree.
  2. Completed a minimum of 18 semester credit hours of Spanish, including at least 3 semester hours of a course in Hispanic literature or Hispanicculture and civilization at the 300 level.   
  3. Spanish GPA of 3.4 or better.
  4. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 GPA or better.

Transfer students are eligible to apply if they have taken Spanish in their previous institution and comply with the SDP requirements listed above. Please submit both Rutgers and previous school transcripts when applying.



sigmadeltapi Electronic Application Submission: Click on the link below to complete and submit SDP application for Fall 2017.
        SDP Application Fall 2017       
        Deadline for SDP application is Friday, October 6th



Submissions in Spanish by the graduate and undergraduate students are welcome, and all literary genres are considered (maximum 5000 words).  All publications will be eligible for the Ignacio R.M Galbis literary prize for the best original work. Students may submit multiple works, but no more than one per student will be published in a particular edition of the Journal.

Essays should follow MLA style, and should be submitted as Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) files (not pdf). On the first page, please state the title of the proposal, the student’s name, institutional affiliation, and email address. No reference to the student’s name should appear in the rest of the manuscript.

The deadline for submissions is December 15th, 2017.

Submissions should be sent to: Dr. Hellín-García (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

El Cid is the National Journal of the Tau Iota Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. This student journal is peer-reviewed and listed in the MLA. For further information, you might visit our website:



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19 Sep 2017;
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