Stanford Club of Germany Prizes
Since 2007-2008, the Stanford Club of Germany has funded academic prizes to promote exemplary scholarship and interest in German Studies and the German Language. The focus of individual prizes may slightly differ each year. The Department of German Studies selects recipients.
Academic Year 2020-2021
German Studies Language Award
This award goes to the undergraduate student who performs in an exemplary way with regard to academic performance (grades), attendance and participation in class, and participation in extracurricular activities related to German Studies.
Madeleine Leigh Fischer
German Studies Essay Awards
Each year two awards are given to students for essays written on any subject relevant to German Studies. Essays may be in English or German and ordinarily will have been submitted as part of a class assignment. There is no page limit. Essays will be judged on argument, clarity, content, and impact (broadly conceived). This year’s recipients are:
Essay Prize - Cybele Zhang The 'Turning Point': Otto's politische Radikalisierung
Honors Thesis Prize - Sofia Maria Jose Patino-Duque
Academic Year 2021 - 2022
New Graduate Essay Award
This annual award will go to the best first- or second-year graduate student essay. Essays may be in English or German and ordinarily will have been submitted as part of a class assignment in one of the German Studies graduate courses.