Federico G. Gil Award

Established in 1982 by the Advisory Board of the Institute of Latin American Studies, this award is named for Kenan Professor Emeritus Federico G. Gil, who was the director of the Institute from 1959-1983. A monetary award is given annually to the undergraduate student who writes the best honors thesis on a Latin American topic. Selection is made by a committee from among the members of the Institute's Advisory Board.

Matthew Joseph VanHoose
1999