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Temple University Chapter - Delta Phi Alpha National Honorary German Society

Gamma Omicron Chapter (founded 1949)

Congratulations to the 2014 Inductees!
Delta Phi Alpha mission: "The National German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha, seeks to recognize excellence in the study of German and to provide an incentive for higher scholarship. The Society aims to promote the study of the German language, literature and civilization and endeavors to emphasize those aspects of German life and culture which are of universal value and which contribute to man's eternal search for peace and truth."


Congratulations to Christiana Jackson (Temple German Graduate 2011) for receiving a prestigious Fulbright Assistantship to teach in a German School. Christina has now completed her Assistantship successfully. Needless to state, we are very proud of all of our stellar products of the German Department at Temple University! Christiana is a previous recipient of the Delta Phi Alpha National German Honor Society induction; she has been active in our Temple German Society. Well Done!


Temple University Chapter - Delta Phi Alpha National Honorary German Society
Gamma Omicron Chapter (founded 1949)


The National German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha, seeks to recognize excellence in the study of German and to provide an incentive for higher scholarship. The Society aims to promote the study of the German language, literature, and civilization and endeavors to emphasize those aspects of German life.

National Web Site: http://www.deltaphialpha.org


Membership Requirements
Section 1. Members of chapters shall be chosen from undergraduate and graduate students and/or members of the faculty of the institution where the chapter is located and shall be accredited by their faculty advisors and/or the chairman of the German Department.
Section 2. The list of newly chosen members, together with their national fee, shall be forwarded to the National Secretary-Treasurer. He, in turn, shall order membership certificates to be issued to the new members of a constituent chapter.
Section 3. Qualifications for student membership shall be as follows: (a) A minimum of two (2) years of college or university German or their equivalent with the attainment of sophomore standing and an official registration in an advanced course or its equivalent or corresponding advanced placement. (b) A minimum average standing of B+ or its equivalent in all German courses taken. (c) A minimum of B- or its equivalent in all courses of study at the college and university level. (d) Indication of continued interest in the study of German language and literature.

 

Delta Phi Alpha Senior Scholarship Award
Each year, one graduating senior German major is selected in the United States to receive the senior scholarship. This senior is a member of Delta Phi Alpha, has demonstrated excellence in the field of German Studies, and intends to further his / her German studies with research and study abroad in a German-speaking country. This student will be recognized by Delta Phi Alpha as the most outstanding graduating senior and will receive a cash prize of $2000. The graduating senior must also intend to proceed directly with graduate work upon returning to the U.S and apply for the DAAD grant if named the recipient of the prize. Prize: $2000


To apply, fill out the common scholarship form. For more information or to submit application materials, email Michael Shaughnessy, National Secretary-Treasurer at mshaughnessy@washjeff.edu

Delta Phi Alpha Junior Scholarship Award
Each year, one outstanding sophomore or junior major in German is selected in the United States to receive the junior scholarship. This junior is a member of Delta Phi Alpha, has demonstrated excellence in the field of German Studies, and intends to further his / her German studies with research and study abroad in a German-speaking country. Winner of the sophomore-junior award may receive the stipend for academic work in the summer or during the regular fall-spring academic session. Prize: $1000


To apply, fill out the common scholarship form. For more information or to submit application materials, email Michael Shaughnessy, National Secretary-Treasurer at mshaughnessy@washjeff.edu


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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