German Program

Apply Now for the 2018 William H. McClain Dissertation Fund Grant

The fund was established by friends and alumni of the German program in honor of the late Professor William McClain, who was a member of the Hopkins faculty from 1953-1982. The fund provides dissertation support for a doctoral candidate in German.

Two grants in the amount of $1,250 each will be awarded to graduate students in the German Program to support their dissertation research from May 15 to August 14, 2018. Students in the German program who have completed their qualifying papers and have obtained ABD status are eligible to apply.

Interested students should submit a 1-2 page research proposal by email to:

Teri M. Caughman

German & Romance Languages and Literatures


(Subject line: William H. McClain Dissertation Fund Submission)

Deadline for submissions is 4:00pm Friday, April 13, 2018.