Lint Center’s ‘Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint’ Scholarship ($1,500)
WINNER: Natalia Grabowski (2009)

Natalia Grabowski graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 2008, specializing in International Relations and Romance Languages and Literature, with a particular focus on Spanish and Italian.  Since graduating, she has  spent most of her time applying to graduate schools, and taking additional classes in Spanish legal and medical translation.  Likewise, she worked for a non-profit organization called Womenshelter/Companeras that assists victims of domestic violence.  Seeing these people struggle because of language barriers made her determined to assist them in a professional and respectable way.  She furthered her education by pursuing NYU’s certificate in Spanish Legal Translation.

Read her essay and bio.