German Department - Prizes, Fellowships, and Awards
Thanks to the generosity of friends and alumnae of the German Department, we are able to recognize our outstanding students for their academic work, independent research, and internships.
Heinrich Böll Prize
Awarded to senior student majoring in German for excellence in the study of German Literature
Marion Dexter Learned Prize
Awarded to a senior student majoring in German for highest achievement in the study of German language and culture
Awarded for the best student in German after the first year of study at Dickinson
Awarded to the senior student majoring in German who has demonstrated the most excellent achievements in the field of German overall
The Müller-Peterson-Hach Fellowship
Awarded to support a student or students who seek to further their education through a meaningful summer or academic break immersion experience in a German-speaking country for a period of eight weeks or more working in a private non-profit or governmental entity in the area of human rights, environmental protection, or human services.
The Kurth - Voigt Student Research Award in German
Awarded at the discretion of the faculty in the German Department to an outstanding rising junior or rising senior German major who presents the best proposal for a research experience. The award is intended to support an undergraduate student research experience, either as an independent project or in collaboration with a faculty mentor, on a German or German-related cross-disciplinary subject.