Funding Opportunities for Students

Thanks to the generous donations from the local community there are a number of awards available for students who are involved in German Studies.

WCGS Awards

  1. Stork Awards in German Studies for students from any Canadian university and travelling to a German-speaking country on a Canadian-organized program.
  2. Marga I. Weigel German Study Abroad Awards for University of Waterloo students who are participating in a recognized institutional Canadian-organized German language or cultural studies program abroad.
  3. The Cecilia and the Late George Piller Graduate Research Award for excellent full-time graduate students in the Faculty of Arts, who conduct research on German language, culture, history, and/or society at the University of Waterloo.
  4. Diversity and Inclusion Grants in German Studies to provide financial support for Diversity and Inclusion initiatives in German studies at Canadian universities and colleges.

Other Awards

  1. Evelyn Guderian Graduate Scholarship in Germanic Slavic Studies for full-time graduate students in the department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Waterloo.
  2. The Brichta Award for graduate students in German Studies who are either registered in or applying for a graduate program in German Studies at University of Waterloo.
  3. Marga I. Weigel Engineering International Exchange Award for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo.