Scholarships for Students

Pursuant to its mission, the National Spanish Examinations (NSE), a program of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), is committed to recognizing student achievement and promoting language proficiency in the studies of Spanish and Portuguese. To this end, the NSE offers the following scholarships and awards to its students that have taken the NSE in the current academic year:



For Elementary-High School Students

Kevin Cessna-Buscemi Global Citizen Scholarships

 (YouTube video Global Citizen Scholarships)


Learn more about Concordia Language Villages


Spanish Immersion Opportunities: El Lago del Bosque

Portuguese Immersion Opportunities: Mar e Floresta



For 11th Grade Students

Junior Immersion Scholarship to Puerto Rico

Tentative Itinerary



Learn more about Explorica

Explorica FAQ page



For 12th Grade/Graduating Students

Scholarships for High School Seniors



 Click here to see a list of Colleges and Universities where NSE winners have used their scholarships!




2023 Scholarships for Students


Please note that the following Application Instructions are subject to change once the 2022-2023 Academic Year commences: 

Global Citizen Scholarships

Junior Travel Scholarships

Senior Scholarships