The Cecilia and the Late George Piller Graduate Research Award

Status: Active

Scholarship type: Masters, Doctoral

Citizenship status: Canadian, Permanent Resident, International/Visa Student, Aboriginal

Category: Institutional

Term deadline: Winter

Program discipline: German/Russian, Arts

Value description: Two awards valued at $4,000 each are presented annually.

  • Full-time graduate students who are registered in the Faculty of Arts, conducting research in the German language, culture, history, and/or society.
  • Eligible students can apply by submitting a CV and a one-page research project proposal (single-spaced, references can be on separate sheet). Applicants must also arrange for a letter of support from a UW faculty member.
  • In order to be considered, the above documents and letter of support should be submitted to WCGS via the online form by March 1.
  • Submissions will be adjudicated by the Waterloo Centre for German Studies Executive Committee - a group of German Studies professors - based on the merit of the research project proposal and its contribution to the mandate of the Centre as well as the student's record of graduate study and research.

Contact: Please email for more information.

    Who can apply:

  1. UW Arts Graduate students researching any aspect of German (language, history, culture, and/or society).

    Checklist to Apply:

  1. CV
  2. One-page research project proposal
  3. Letter of support from a UW faculty member (sent separately to