The Max Freund Prize
Bestowed on seniors majoring in German Studies who have distinguished themselves by outstanding academic achievement. The current Max Freund Prize has a value of $500.
The Goethe Book Prize
Annually awarded to the most promising junior in German Studies.
Distinction in Research and Creative Work
Any graduating senior who completes a B.A. in German Studies with a GPA of 3.75 or higher, who completes an honors thesis or a research project of similar scope and difficulty under faculty guidance, and whose thesis or research project is judged by the department to be excellent, will receive on his or her transcript the award "Distinction in Research."