Loann Crane Undergraduate Awards for Hispanic Studies


Loann Crane Undergraduate Awards for Hispanic Studies

The purpose of the Loann Crane Undergraduate Awards for Hispanic Studies is to facilitate research projects and to help fund study abroad. 


To be eligible, applicants must be undergraduate Spanish majors with an excellent academic record. During the period of the award (2020-21) they must either enroll in an approved study abroad program or be engaged in a valid research project.


Applicants should provide the following:

  • a formal letter stating current level of Spanish, future goals, purpose of research/study abroad, etc.;
  • their current Advising Report (available via Buckeyelink);  
  • a description of the proposed study abroad program (including official brochure or link to online description) or of the research to be conducted;
  • one or two letters of recommendation from Spanish & Portuguese Department faculty member(s) or instructor(s) familiar with student’s work and/or project. Letters may be submitted with the application or separately by the recommender to Nicole Allender;
  • an updated résumé.

Submissions are due March 16, 2020
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Recipients will be selected by a committee of faculty from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. 

Support the Crane Fund for Hispanic Studies

The LoAnn Crane Awards for Hispanic Studies are supported by a generous gift from Mrs. Loann Crane (B.A. 1947), a former Spanish major at Ohio State. Alumni and friends of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese may contribute online to The Crane Fund for Hispanic Studies.