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Avg. Amount Awarded
79
Days
February 15 2022
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
No
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Letter of nomination, Abstract (1-3 pages) of the dissertation, Digital version of the dissertation in "Reduced Size PDF" format
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Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize

Description

Since 1997 the Friends of the German Historical Institute have awarded the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize for the best doctoral dissertation on a topic in German history written at a North American university. Dissertations on all periods of German history, on German-American relations, on the history of Germans in North America, and on Germany's global engagements or diaspora of Germans are eligible. Each year's winner is invited to present his/her research in May at the annual symposium of the Friends of the German Historical Institute. The prizewinner also receives an award of $2,000 and reimbursement for travel to the annual symposium held in Washington D.C. Candidates are nominated by their dissertation advisers. Dissertations must have been completed, defended, and authenticated between January 1 and December 31. The prize committee will accept nominations through February 15 of the following year. It wasnÔÇÖt stated if it requires full-time study. Kindly visit the website for more information.

Amount Details

$2,000
Low Amount Awarded

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

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Letter of nomination, Abstract (1-3 pages) of the dissertation, Digital version of the dissertation in "Reduced Size PDF" format
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Email
  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
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