Scholarships in German Studies

German Studies Research Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: May 1; November 1

Applicant must have completed at least two years of college-level German and at least three German studies courses. Nomination by a department chair is required.


University Summer Course Grant

Award: -, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a junior at time of application and have completed a minimum of four semesters of college German or have proven language proficiency. Demonstrated interest in Germany and need to learn German, as well as a personal statement, will be considered.


Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.


Walter & Florence E. Aupperle Scholarship Fund

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student pursuing German studies (history, language, culture, etc.) at either Eastern Michigan University or the University of Michigan. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.


DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program

Award: $4,725, Deadline: February 28; August 31

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be enrolled in a Ph.D. program and hold U.S. or German citizenship. The grant provides a research stay of two months at AICGS.


Fellowships for Regular Program in Greece

Award: $11,500, Deadline: January 15

Applicants must have completed at least one to two years of graduate study and must take exams in ancient Greek language, history and either literature or art and archaeology. Students must be able to read French, German, ancient Greek and Latin with an ability to also read modern Greek and Italian considered helpful. Applicants must be graduate students who are preparing for an advanced degree in classical and ancient Mediterranean studies or a related field. The fellowships provide study in Athens or Greece for nine months and may not be used for costs at the student's home institution.