World Language Distinguished Scholar Award

 

Nominations for the World Language Distinguished Scholar Award are being accepted!

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.

Public and private high schools in Nebraska may nominate one student per level, per language. The four levels are:

  • Level I/II: A student, grades 7-12, currently enrolled in a level one or two language course that is a high school credit. For example: French 1, French 2, Chinese 1, Chinese 2, etc.
  • Level III/IV: A student, grades 9-12, currently enrolled in a level three or four language course that is a high school credit. For example: German 3, German 4, Japanese 3, Japanese 4, etc.
  • Level V: A student, grades 9-12, currently enrolled in a level five or higher course. For example: Spanish 5, Spanish IB, Advanced Placement Spanish, etc.
  • Heritage/Native Speakers: A student, grades 7-12 currently enrolled in a heritage speakers course at any level for high school credit. For example: Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1, 2, or 3.

Nominations must be made by the world language teacher 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. Please use this link to submit a student nomination.

Updated January 17, 2020 8:59am