Germanic Studies awards and scholarships

Except for the Hans and Imogen Bach Scholarship, you will be automatically considered for these awards.

  • Walter Riedel Scholarship is awarded to a student in the honours or major program in Germanic Studies. Preference is given to students enrolled in at least one course in the Faculty of Fine Arts. 
  • The German Club Scholastic Award is awarded annually to a promising first, second or third year student intending to continue German studies at the University of Victoria. 
  • Government of the Federal Republic of Germany Book Prizes are available for students in each undergraduate year demonstrating excellence in German Studies.
  • Hans and Imogen Bach Scholarship is awarded to students in an Honours or Major program in Germanic Studies.
  • The Dr. Nora Haimberger Scholarships include two scholarships awarded annually to an outstanding student entering the 4th year of a major or honours program in Germanic Studies and to a promising student enrolled in the 1st year of Germanic Studies. 
  • The J. Beattie MacLean Scholarship is awarded annually to a student of outstanding merit and promise in 2nd or 3rd year who intends to continue studies in German at the University of Victoria. 
  • The Book Prizes of the Ambassador of Switzerland to Canada is awarded to a student with high standing in German.
  • The Carl Weiselberger Memorial Prize in German is awarded to a promising senior student in German on the recommendation of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies.
  • The University of Victoria German Club Jubilee Award provides two German/English Dictionaries to promising first or second year students intending to continue German studies at the University of Victoria. 
  • Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Award.