Sokel Prize

Walter H. Sokel Essay Prize

Award of $300
For Best Essay of 3,500 words on a Topic in German Literature or Culture

The German Department is pleased to announce the Walter H. Sokel Essay Prize. Thanks to a generous grant from Professor (emeritus) Walter H. Sokel, who only recently passed away, the German Department will offer in late spring semester a prize to the best essay (3,500 words min.) in German literature or German Culture.
The essay may be in English or German.

Students may submit revised essays and / or expanded essays completed for classes taught by the German Department.
The essays should be submitted to Ms. Manuela Achilles of the German Department (ma6cq@virginia.edu).

Deadline for submissions is Monday, April 18, 2016.