Spanish and Portuguese Wins Federal Grant
More than $500K awarded by U.S. Department of Education for graduate fellowships
Posted: Friday, September 7, 2012
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese in the College of Arts and Sciences has been awarded a major, multi-year federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education for Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) for a total of $533,000. The grant is intended to enhance the department’s graduate program and will be used to fund a limited number of highly competitive GAANN fellowships. Please direct any inquiries to Professor Patrick Dove, Director of Graduate Studies, who is the Principal Investigator (PI).
The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is home to 21 tenure-stream faculty who research and teach a wide array of specialty areas in Hispanic, Lusophone and Catalan literatures and cultures, and Hispanic linguistics.