The Department of German sponsors a series of annual awards in recognition of excellence and achievement in the study of German.

The Auguste Ulfers Memorial Prize
Awarded to a student for excellence and accomplishment in German studies (language, literature or literature in translation).

The Donald Parker Prize
Presented to a student of German for distinguished academic achievement and exceptional service to the department.

The Ernst Rose-G.C.L. Schuchard Anniversary Prize
A prize endowed by alumni, students and faculty members in honor of Dr. Ernst Rose and Dr. G.C.L. Schuchard, former professors of German in Washington Square College. Awarded each year to the winner in a competition sponsored by the Department of German.