German Language and Culture in North Texas

The Nora Tamara Collins Memorial Scholarship (NTC) for High School Students of German

Through the generosity of several donors, the Dallas Goethe Center is proud to offer the Nora Tamara Collins Memorial Scholarship award of $1,000 annually to a high school junior or senior student in the Dallas-Fort Worth area who has demonstrated at least basic German language proficiency and an interest in Germany with a desire to gain yet more familiarity with the country, language and culture.

Eligibility: Any Junior or Senior high school student of US citizenship residing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, who has attained beginner to intermediate German language proficiency, may apply. Native or heritage speakers of German are excluded from consideration. The NTC memorial scholarship may only be awarded once to any individual applicant.

To be considered for the NTC scholarship, all applicants must submit:

  • A completed application form: Download the application form HERE
  • A personal narrative of approximately 300 words in length in English on a topic of interest to the applicant. This may be a fictional story, a creative work, or a narrative about a topic of interest to the applicant.
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, mentor, or appropriate referent (not a family member), who can comment on the character, language abilities, and the applicant’s interest in German culture. Recommenders should submit their letters directly to the Dallas Goethe Center.

Scholarship applications are accepted now for spring 2021. The application deadline is

May 15, 2021

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please submit the completed application form, personal narrative, and letter of recommendation here:

“Der Chat”

Chat and shoot the breeze with other learners every 1st Wednesday of the month! Participate in a German conversation session guided by a German teacher of the DGC.

When? 1st Wednesday of the month 7-8pm
Where? Via Zoom
Who? All adults who want to practice their German (not meant for native speakers); registration is required

Please register HERE for Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

Free event – sponsored by the DGC!




TEXOMA NATS Finals and DGC Liederkranz Award 


Amanda Kosi, a local student at SMU, received the Goethe Center Liederkranz award on November 7, 2020. Watch her beautiful performance of Franz Liszt’s Der Fischerknabe (from Schiller’s Wilhelm Tell).

TEXOMA NATS Finals and DGC Liederkranz Award 



The Community for German Language & Culture

Since 1965, we have served the community by developing an appreciation and understanding of German art, drama, music, language, literature and history, and cultivating a mutual understanding between the people of German speaking countries and those of the United States of America.


Learn the Language

We provide German language classes for children and adults of all ages and levels. Students learn how to speak, read and write German and benefit from the unique cultural environment.

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Experience the Culture

Throughout the year, we support and host a variety of activities, such as monthly Stammtisch gatherings, film series, musical performances, lectures, exhibitions, and the celebration of German Holidays.

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