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 National Spanish Exam, National Portuguese Exam, or the National Spanish Challenge in the current academic year:

Accepting applications for 2023 scholarships beginning October 3rd, 2022

Please note that the following Application Instructions may be subject to change:

High School Senior Scholarships

For 12th Grade/Graduating Students

Senior Scholarships

The following may be subject to changes until further notice: 



Kevin Cessna-Buscemi Global Citizen Scholarships

Elementary-High School Students 

We are no longer accepting applications for this scholarship -- the deadline has passed.



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Spanish Immersion: El Lago del Bosque
Portuguese Immersion: Mar e Floresta


Junior Immersion Scholarships

11th Grade Students

We are no longer accepting applications for this scholarship -- the deadline has passed.



Student Scholarship & Award Recipients




  Senior Scholarships Junior Travel Awards KCB Global Citizen Scholarships
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Check here to see a list of Colleges & Universities where NSE winners have used their scholarships!