Summer Fellows Program for Research in Residence

Program Description

The Kierkegaard Library offers fellowships to scholars for two to eight weeks in duration, usually in June and July. Acceptance includes free housing on campus as well as access to the libraries and other facilities of St. Olaf College. Acceptances are normally made to students at graduate level or to mature scholars. Advanced undergraduates are encouraged to apply to the Young Scholars Program.

Small stipends are available to qualified scholars who have been accepted for the program and can demonstrate financial need.

Note: In 2016, the dates will be: June 7 through August 4th

How to apply:

Please send the following to Eileen Shimota by email or to the address below before March 15, 2016:

  1. Updated Curriculum Vitae or other description of your qualifications
  2. A description of your proposed research project and your reasons for wanting to use the collection
  3. Two (2) academic recommendations
  4. Your preferred dates in residence

Eileen Shimota, Assistant
Hong Kierkegaard Library
St. Olaf College
1510 St. Olaf Avenue
Northfield, MN 55057


  • Viktoras Bachmetjevas, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • Abigail Bruxvoort, Northwestern University
  • Anozie Benneth Chukwudum, Imo State University, Nigeria
  • Claudine Davidshofer, High Point University
  • Bryan Ellrod, Emory University
  • Deidre Green, Claremont Graduate University
  • Erik Hanson, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Craig Hefner, Wheaton College
  • Andrew Jampol-Petzinger, Fordham University
  • Patricia Johnson, University of Dayton
  • Jared Jones, Emory University
  • Claus Juel Henriksen, University of Glasgow
  • Irene Melendo Millan, University of Malaga, Spain
  • Bryan Mukandi, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Orjiako Aloysius Oluchukwu, Imo State University, Nigeria
  • Wisdom Onyejiaka, Imo State University, Nigeria
  • Jack Pappas, Newbury College
  • Guðmundur Björn Þorbjörnsson, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  • Jack Reyna, Boston College
  • Chandler Rogers, Loyola Marymount University
  • Tom Ryan, University of Denver
  • Mette Smolz Skau, Denmark
  • Troy Wellington Smith, UC Berkeley
  • Leo Stan, Canada
  • Igor Tavilla, University of Parma, Italy
  • Velga Vevere, The University College of Economics and Culture, Latvia
  • Carson Webb, Eureka College
  • Megan Welle, Poland
  • Kenny Wessell, Albuquerque, NM
  • Kevin Wessell, Albuquerque, NM
  • William Wilson, Princeton