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Recipients of the Fred and Ruth Stork Awards in German Studies

The Stork Awards are made possible by a generous donation from Fred & Ruth Stork. The awards are given out annually based on the students’ participation in a recognized institutional Canadian-organized German language or cultural studies program abroad. There are three types of awards:

Waterloo Centre for German Studies Intercultural German Studies Awards

These awards are valued at up to $2000 per student and are awarded annually to full-time graduate students enrolled in the Joint Intercultural German Studies degree program.

WCGS International Opportunities UWaterloo Travel Grants

These awards are valued from $500 up to $1,500 per student and are awarded annually to full-time undergraduate or graduate students registered within the first four years of their program at the University of Waterloo and taking at least one Germanic and Slavic Studies course.

WCGS International Opportunities Canadian Travel Grants

These awards are valued from $500 up to $1,500 per student and are awarded annually to full-time undergraduate or graduate students registered within the first four years of their program at a Canadian university.


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Join WCGS and the Princess Theatre for a German Language Film Festival!

Dates & Films:

  • May 23, 2018, Germany: "A Heavy Heart" (Herbert)
  • May 30, 2018, Austria: "We used to be cool" (Was hat uns bloß so ruiniert?)
  • June 6, 2018, Switzerland: "Dark Fortune" (Dunkles Glück)

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