Scholarships and Awards

Outstanding German majors are eligible for the following CLAS Scholarships. Applications are customarily due in early February and should be made via the Iowa Scholarship Portal for Undergraduate Students. Please contact the undergraduate advisor for German or the Office of Academic Programs and Student Development in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for questions regarding the application process.


In addition, the Department of German awards the following prizes to qualified majors. 1-2 awards are made every spring in each of the following categories, depending on available funds.

  • The Charles Bundy Wilson Prize ($100, awarded to an outstanding graduating senior)
  • The Book Prize (awarded to an outstanding German major in their 2nd or 3rd year of study)