Bremer German Scholarship

The Bremer German Scholarship, established through the generosity of C. Christopher Bremer, M.D. '60, recognizes excellence in German Studies. It carries an award of $5,000 and is renewable in subsequent years.

Applying to the Scholarship

The German Studies Department is currently accepting applications from rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors majoring in German for the Bremer Scholarship for 2022-23.

Interested students should submit the following by March 31, 2022:

  1. A one-page statement describing the role of German Studies in the applicant's education at Davidson
  2. A PDF of the applicant's transcript
  3. One letter of support from a member of the German Studies Department

For questions or more information contact German Studies Chair Burkhard Henke at buhenke@davidson.edu.

Bremer Scholars

Congratulations to our Bremer Scholars.

2020 - Danai Psaradelli '22
2014 - Sophie McHugh '18
2010 - Cheryl Connery '13

Bremer German Language Award

Thanks to the generosity of C. Christopher Bremer, M.D. '60, the German Studies Department is proud to honor students for their outstanding achievement in the study of German. One award is presented each year at spring convocation. Congratulations to our past award recipients.

  • 2021 - Sarah Rose Harrington
  • 2020 - Audrey Lauren Plimpton
  • 2019 - James Carey Hurson
  • 2018 - Keely Erin Brown
  • 2017 - Yuyi Zhao
  • 2016 - James Bolton McCarty Smith
  • 2015 - John Benjamin Jernigan
  • 2014 - Nicholas Warren Evans
  • 2013 - Jessie Elisabeth Trawick
  • 2012 - Ryan Matthew Chiles
  • 2011 - Nina Marie Tschinkel
  • 2010 - Kathryn Mackenzie Barrow
  • 2009 - Kimberly Davina Colley
  • 2008 - Rachel Alice Heidmann
  • 2007 - James Christian McCain
  • 2006 - Edward Clark Dawson
  • 2005 - Caroline Christopher Saxton
  • 2004 - Rory Edward Adams
  • 2003 - William Townsend Humphrey
  • 2002 - Lisa Nicole Worthington
  • 2001 - Justice Herschel Kraus
  • 2000 - Christian Mansfield Hunt
  • 1999 - Michael Chad Wellmon
  • 1998 - Derrick Ray Miller
  • 1997 - Richard Bryan Apgar
  • 1996 - Adam Leonard Knapp
  • 1995 - Christopher Taylor Smith
  • 1994 - Brett Edmund Marston
  • 1993 - Sean Michael Lind
  • 1992 - Jennifer Kinsey Bangley
  • 1991 - David John McKnight
  • 1990 - [no award]
  • 1989 - Hannah Lind Harrell
  • 1988 - Warren LeRoy Bock III
  • 1987 - Meitra Elizabeth Khazaeli
  • 1986 - Paul Bradley Brechlesbaur
  • 1985 - Timothy Scott Schipke
  • 1984 - Carl Frederick Rist
  • 1983 - Harold Luther Martin
  • 1982 - David R. Rowe
  • 1981 - James Hunt Baskin
  • 1980 - David Litaker
  • 1979 - Lloyd W. Moss