Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Latino History

2021 Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Latino History


The Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Latino History is given annually for the best research proposal relating to the history of Latinos in Texas.

The proposal, which should be no longer than two pages, should specify the purpose of the research, the need for the money, and a description of the end product (article, book, or exhibition). Please include a complete vita with the application. The $1000 award will be announced at the Association's Annual Meeting in March 2021.
Individuals wishing to apply should submit an application form (and attach the proposal and a curriculum vita) by October 15, 2020. Only electronic copies submitted through the application link and received by the deadline will be considered.
If you have trouble submitting the form electronically, please email us at or call (512) 471-2600.

Catarino and Evangelina Hernández were Mexican immigrants who made their home in Texas beginning in the 1950s. Among their children and grandchildren are college and public administrators, health professionals, and businesspeople. Like many other citizens of Mexican heritage, they were as proud of their roots as of their new homeland. The Fellowship recognizes that their story, like the stories of all Latinos, is worthy of investigation, preservation, and illumination for generations of Texans to come.

Past Recipients

2019 Miguel Hernandez
2018 Sandra I. Enriquez
2017 Valerie A. Martinez
2016 Tiffany J. Gonzalez
2015 Arturo Desantiago
2014 David J. Cameron
2013 Monica Muñoz Martínez
2012 Alexander Mendoza
2011 Cassandra Rincones
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