World Language Distinguished Scholar Process Open

The World Language Distinguished Scholar Award recognizes Nebraska high school students for their leadership in language learning, commitment to language study, appreciation for cultural diversity, and communicative competence. The Distinguished Scholar Award encourages students to continue their path to proficiency through language study and is awarded to students at any level of language learning.

Public and private high schools in Nebraska may nominate one student per level, per language. The four levels are Level I/II, Level III/IV, Level V/AP/IB, Heritage/Native Speakers. Nominations must be made by a world language teacher or guidance counselor using the online form by 11:59 pm February 15, 2020.

Nominated students will receive a web link to an online registration and application form. Students will have from February 25, 2020 until March 8, 2020 to complete the registration and application.
Nominate students at the Nebraska Department of Education World Language website or