Daniel Nützel Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship Amount: $ 1,500
Application Deadline: February 1
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This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Daniel Nützel, former German professor and Director of the IUPUI Max Kade German-American Center to honor his contributions to the German Program at IUPUI and the German-American community of Indiana. The scholarship supports undergraduate or graduate students with the pursuit of a part-time professional internship at a German-American organization or institution for the duration of one semester or over the summer.

Criteria for Selection

Eligible applicants are junior or senior undergraduate students enrolled with a major in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, or enrolled at IUPUI with a minor in German, or graduate students with a proven interest in German-American studies. Candidates must have a record of academic excellence as demonstrated by a GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Preference will be given to students with a demonstrated interest in the non-profit sector, prior work or internship experience, German language skills and/or interest in German-American studies. Full-time or part-time students are eligible. The Liberal Arts on-line application must be completed at


Required application materials in addition to the online application:

  • Student’s resume and transcript;
  • Personal statement of interest in the field of German or German-American Studies;
  • One faculty letter of recommendation

The student must also complete an interview with the organization who will oversee the internship. If selected, hours will be arranged with the host organization. Students are encouraged to sign up for internship credit in accordance with their degree requirements.


For more information on this scholarship, see the Liberal Arts website at or contact 

Max Kade German-American Center

Karen Roesch, Ph.D.
Director, Max Kade German-American Center
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
425 University Blvd., Cavanaugh Hall 329 
(317) 274-8740