Santa Clara University

Modern Languages and Literatures department

Department Awards

The following honors and awards are given out based on nominations from the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. Students cannot apply for these awards.

Richard F. Rebello Phi Sigma Iota Award
Award or prize:  $200 and a plaque
Senior specific: yes
Established in 1986 by the family of the late Richard Rebello, longtime University staff member, these awards are given by the Modern Languages Department to senior language majors for outstanding accomplishments in the study of a foreign language and culture.



Celeste Fritchle Award

Award: $150 and a plaque
Senior specific:  no
The Celeste Fritchle Award is given to a junior or senior student with a declared major in Modern Languages and Literatures who has excelled in the study of more than one foreign language.




Andrew I. Rematore Award (Spanish)
Award: $150 and a plaque
Senior specific:  yes
The Andrew I. Rematore Award is given to a graduating senior with a declared major in Spanish Studies who has excelled in the major and plans to enter the teaching profession at the elementary or secondary level.



Pancrazio Infantino Award (Italian)
Award or Prize: $125 and a Plaque
Senior specific: Senior only
Description:   
The purpose of the Pancrazio Infantino Italian Award is to cultivate and encourage the pursuit of the Italian language and culture at Santa Clara University. In allocating funds for this award, preference will be given to students who have an understanding of the experiences, values, and traditions of Italian culture, primarily demonstrated by a declared major in Italian, but also with respect to participation in Italian cultural programs, such as Casa Italiana or an Italian immersion experience.   Recipients should demonstrate good academic standing and financial need. 


Geoff & Josie Fox German Award
Award or Prize:  $200 and a Plaque
Senior specific: yes
Description:   
The purpose of the Geoff & Josie Fox German Studies Award is to cultivate and encourage students to learn the German language and to familiarize themselves with the German Culture.  In allocating scholarships, preference will be given to students who have shown a consistent interest in German culture, who have an understanding of the experience, values, and traditions of German speaking countries, and who have declared a major in German.  Recipients should demonstrate good academic standing and financial need.

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