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Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize


Prize for the two best doctoral dissertations submitted in German history, German-American relations, or the history of Germans in North America. The winners are invited to the GHI to present their research at the annual symposium of the Friends each November. Candidates are nominated by their dissertation advisers each spring; nominees must have completed their dissertation at a North American university during the previous academic year. The prize winners receive an award of $2000 and reimbursement for travel to Washington, D.C.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying European Studies, German Studies, History

How to Apply

Contact FritzSternDissertationPrize@case.edu
Tel: 202-387-3355