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Ludwig Uhlig Award

The Ludwig Uhlig Award recognizes outstanding research in the area of German literary or linguistic studies at the graduate or undergraduate level. This award supports the presentation or further development of a project by providing funds for research materials and/or travel to a professional conference or research archives. The award is named for former faculty member and Professor Emeritus, Ludwig Uhlig.

At time of submission, the research project may be at either a beginning or advanced stage. Award recipients will be determined on the basis of an annual competition. If no submission is judged to be of sufficient quality and promise, the award will not be given in that year.

The amount of the award is $1,500.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a graduate student or an undergraduate major in the Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies.
    • Previous recipients of the award may not apply.

Application Requirements

  • A completed application form.
  • A copy of your resume.
  • A statement outlining the proposed project, including a description of the student’s expertise and preparation, the projected outcome, and a schedule of research and writing.
  • A completed budget form.  

Uhlig Award Application

Please email your completed application to Ceci Webb ( or drop it off at their office in Room 204, Joe Brown Hall by February 14th March 20th. 

Click here to see previous winners of the Ludwig Uhlig Award

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