There are several ways students can be recognized for outstanding achievement on the National Spanish Examinations:
Students with outstanding scores on the National Spanish Examinations are recognized as follows:
- Premio de Oro - students scoring at or above the 95th percentile.
- Premio de Plata - students scoring from the 85th through the 94th percentiles.
- Premio de Bronce - students scoring from the 75th through the 84th percentiles.
- Mención Honorífica - students scoring from the 50th through the 74th percentiles.
Teachers should download and print out these placement certificates by visiting the Printable Certificates page if they would like their students to receive these certificates.
National Awards and Scholarships
High school Seniors scoring above the 75th percentile are eligible to apply for the Senior Scholarships.
High school Juniors scoring above the 75th percentile are eligible to apply for the Junior Travel Awards.
Students in Grades 8, 9 or 10 scoring above the 75th percentile are eligible to apply for the Global Citizen Scholarships.
Most chapters present awards to their chapter winners. The awards vary from chapter to chapter. Some chapters recognize numerous places and also have Honorable Mention categories while other chapters award cash prizes, Spanish dictionaries, Spanish music, books about Spanish countries, etc. Please check with your local chapter coordinator, if you wish to know what prizes your chapter gives to its winners.