Honors Program

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese values academic achievement in the study of the Spanish and Portuguese language. It fosters these values by providing students with opportunities to join honor societies that acknowledge students whose academic accomplishments have been exemplary and who meet the criteria for membership established by these national and local organizations.

Students who are interested in joining an honor society and would like more information about the application process and membership criteria should click on the link that corresponds to their program of study or they may contact Jerlene Rodriguez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Phi Sigma Iota- Foreign Language Honor Society

 

 


Phi Sigma Iota recognizes outstanding accomplishment in the study or teaching of any of the academic fields related to foreign language, literature, or culture. Students taking 200, 300 and 400 level Spanish courses can apply for admission to Phi Sigma Iota, the Foreign Language Honor Society.

   

Eligibility Requirements for UNDERGRADUATE Students:

  1. Completed 54 or more credits toward the bachelor's degree.
  2. Current registration in a 200/300 or 400- level foreign language course in a foregin language.
  3. Overall 3.3 cumulative average for all work at Rutgers University.
  4. A 3.5 average in all foreign language (minimum 4 courses at Rutgers University)

Image result for apply now buttonUndergraduate Application for SPRING 2019: CLOSED.
Applications are now closed to join PSI 2019. Please check back in September for Fall 2019 updates.

 

 

Eligibility Requirements for GRADUATE Students:

  1. Completed a minimum of 4 courses at Rutgers toward the Graduate degree
  2. 3.5 average for all graduate courses in the foreign language
  3. Current registration in a foreign language graduate course

Related imageGraduate Application for SPRING 2019: CLOSED! 
Applications are now closed to join PSI 2019. Please check back in September for Fall 2019 updates.

 

 

PSI Summer Study Abroad 2019 Scholarship:

Phi Sigma Iota chapter scholarships are available for members and prospective members of Phi Sigma Iota, the National Foreign Language Honor Society. The chapter scholarship will be awarded for summer study abroad (Summer 2019). While preference is given to current and prospective members of Phi Sigma Iota, all Rutgers students may apply. 

 Image result for apply now button*PSI Summer Abroad Scholarship: OPEN! Application deadline for the Summer 2019 Scholarship is April 2, 2019 at noon.

 

 

Phi Lambda Beta- Portuguese Honor Society

 

Phi Lambda Beta is a national honor society composed of undergraduate and graduate students who have shown outstanding achievement in the study of Portuguese language, culture and literature. Students are selected each year from eligible candidates to become initiated.

 


Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Completed a minimum of 18 semester credit hours of college Portuguese, including 3 semester hours of a course in literature, culture or civilization.
  2. Students who have completed 15 credits and are taking their last 3 credits this semester, can apply for the PLB.
  3. 3.25 GPA or better in Portuguese courses and a 2.75 or better cumulative GPA.
  4. Completed at least 3 semesters of college coursework.

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

 


Electronic Application Submission
SPRING 2019 Application - CLOSED
Please check back in August for information about the Fall 2019 application.

 

Graduation Cords
Cords can be ordered directly from the AATSP store website.

Sigma Delta Pi - National Spanish Honor Society

 

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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.


Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Jerlene Rodriguez
Rutgers Academic Building, College Ave. 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 Hispanic culture and civilization at the 300 level.  Current enrollment may be considered.
  3. Spanish GPA of 3.4 or better.
  4. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 GPA or better.
  5. Spanish majors and Spanish minors.


Transfer Requirements

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.

  

Fall 2019 SDP Online Application is NOW OPEN!

APPLY NOW

Fall 2019 application deadline is Friday October 11, 2019 at noon.

 

Graduation Cords
Cords are available and can be ordered directly from the Sigma Delta Pi website.

 

Want to study abroad in Summer of 2020? Members can earn scholarships for study abroad.
Learn more at SDP Study Abroad Scholarships

 

 

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