Former Grinnell students Philip Guarco and Kathryn Jackson generously established an endowment that permits the Spanish department to recognize the achievement of a Spanish major through a yearly monetary award. The department selects a junior Spanish major taking into account the following criteria:

  • At least a 3.25 GPA in the Spanish major
  • Successful completion of at least three semesters of Spanish beyond Spanish 217
  • Conscientious and dedicated junior in all of his or her Spanish courses
  • Evidence of a commitment to intellectual life of the Spanish Department in and outside of class (including attendance to speakers' presentations, Spanish table, Spanish House activities, participation in newsletter, and Spanish Laboratory)

Past Recipients:

Debbie Cifuentes Ramírez, 2011-2012
Katherine Chung, 2010-2011
Vicky Diedrichs, 2009-2010
Frida Rodríguez, 2008-2009
Chao-Wei Hung, 2007-2008
Nora Shields, 2006-2007 (first recipient)

Anam Aslam

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