Scholarships & Awards

Cecilia Sehrt Scholarship and the Edward & Helen Sehrt Scholarship - Annual scholarships for students majoring in German Language and Literature and who are maintaining a good grade point average. 

Buka Family Prize - Awarded annually to the most outstanding graduating student(s) with a  German major

Schoenfeld Prize - Awarded annually recognizing excellence in German Studies of graduating student(s) with a minor in German 


German Majors


Honors in German - Awarded to German Majors with an excellent grade point average who complete a year-long thesis project.


Maggie McCool

Delta Phi Alpha - National German Honor Society - German majors and minors are nominated by GW faculty for induction.

German Honor Society


Susanne Hoepfl-Wellenhofer Book Prize - Awarded annually to the top student in the third-year level course. Named for a retired beloved GW professor.