Undergraduate Awards

 

ANTHONY M. PASQUARIELLO AWARD

Established in 1994 as the Barcelona Program Scholarship fund, this award was renamed in 1999 for Professor Pasquariello who established our department's Barcelona Study Abroad program and a scholarship endowment for students studying in Barcelona. This award is intended for students who have been accepted in the Barcelona Year Abroad program.

Application Form: PDF   WORD

Deadline: April 13, 2020

Send materials to: Kathryn Walker (kew@illinois.edu) FLB 4080.

 

ALVARO MONSERRAT LLARDÉN SCHOLARSHIP IN CATALAN STUDIES

Through a generous bequest from the Monserrat family in memory of Alvaro Monserrat Llardén, the Department is able to offer a scholarship in support of the study of Catalan language, linguistics, literature, and culture. This award is open to any student, undergraduate or graduate, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Requirements are that the recipient engage first and foremost in the study of the Catalan language and, after language study has begun, that the recipient take at least one course per semester in which Catalan language, linguistics, literature, or culture are included. (The required work in Catalan language itself satisfies the per-semester coursework requirement.) Applications available each Spring semester.

Application Form: PDF  WORD

Deadline: March 15, 2020

Send materials to: Kathryn Walker (kew@illinois.edu) FLB 4080.

 

PAUL W. BORGESON STUDY-ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP

Paul W. Borgeson was a professor of Latin American literature in the Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese from 1981 until his death in 1999. Paul’s family, his wife, Mary, and his children, Jennifer and David, endowed this scholarship in Paul’s memory to honor his career and to encourage like-minded undergraduates to study in the countries of Central and South America. Applications available each Spring semester.

Application Form: PDF  WORD

Deadline: April 13, 2020

Send materials to: Kathryn Walker (kew@illinois.edu) FLB 4080.

 

BONNIE S. JUGENHEIMER SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in 1985 in memory of the former student Bonnie S. Jugenheimer. The award is given to an outstanding student in Spanish, with preference to one in the BAT Program. No applications are solicited for this scholarship. The outstanding student is identified by faculty among the graduating BAT students each spring.

 

JOSEPH S. FLORES AWARD

This award was established in 1995 in memory of Joseph S. Flores. The award is given to an outstanding undergraduate in Hispanic Studies. No applications are solicited for this scholarship. The outstanding student is identified by faculty among the graduating Spanish major students each spring.

 

SARAH E. MENONI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Through a generous bequest from the family and friends of Sarah Elizabeth Menoni in her memory. This scholarship was established in 2013 to assist a student towards a career in teaching Spanish. Sarah always wanted to become a teacher. After graduating from LAS in 2006, Sarah fulfilled that goal when she accepted a job as a Spanish teacher. Sarah was passionate about Spanish teaching, showing kindness to her students, positive attitude, sense of humor, courageous spirit and a zest for life.

Sarah lost her battle with cancer, but her legacy lives on.

The award is given to an outstanding sophomore or junior undergraduate student who is enrolled in the Department of Spanish in the College of LAS and can be renewed over two-three years. Eligibility: the student must be a continuing student registered for the next academic year, in good standing in the department, and shows progression towards their degree. The memorial is intended for someone working towards teaching Spanish at the middle school and/or high school level upon completion of their degree.

No applications are solicited for this scholarship. The outstanding student is identified by faculty within the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and chosen to receive the scholarship.

 

BASTIAN SCHOLARSHIP

Bastian Scholarship for Study Abroad, created specifically for undergraduates who are studying to become foreign language teachers at Illinois.