Awards

The Theodore E. D. Braun French Graduate Student Award

The Theodore E. D. Braun French Graduate Student Award, a prize of at least $100 and a certificate, is given to a graduating MA student in French who has performed with distinction in the classroom, on the comprehensive examination, and (where applicable) as a teacher in our program.

The German Graduate Student Award

The German Graduate Student Award, a prize of at least $100, is given to a graduating MA student in German who has performed with distinction in the classroom, on the comprehensive examination, and (where applicable) as a teacher in our program.

The Spanish Graduate Student Award

The Spanish Graduate Student Award, a prize of at least $100, is given to a graduating MA student in Spanish who has performed with distinction in the classroom, on the comprehensive examination, and (where applicable) as a teacher in our program.

Awards for Distinction in Teaching

Letters of commendation for stellar teaching are sent once yearly in the spring to the Departmentís outstanding teaching assistant(s) in each language, providing that appropriate candidates can be identified. To be eligible for the award, students must have taught for at least two semesters in the Department. Selections, made by the Graduate Studies Committee and based upon TA observation reports and student evaluations, are submitted to the Sequence Supervisors for their approval. Students may not receive this award more than once.