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León Bensadon Memorial Scholarship Fund

Submitted by Gabriela Pirralho on November 19, 2014 - 11:33am

León Bensadon, longtime friend and colleague of Spanish and Portuguese Studies Division, passed away on November 4, 2012. Donations in León's Memory can be made to the “León Bensadon Memorial Scholarship Fund.” This new fund pays tribute to León’s passion for his Sephardic heritage and the students he loved to teach. It benefits UW undergraduate or graduate students interested in working on Sephardic and Ladino studies. Checks can be mailed to:

UW College of Arts & Sciences,
Attn. Jessica Carter
Box 354882
Seattle, WA 98195 

Please make checks payable to the University of Washington and indicate the “León Bensadon Memorial Scholarship Fund” in the reference line. Alternatively, if you wish to contribute by credit card, you can do so at the following link:

Article by Irene Hopkins.