Young Scholars Program

This program is for St. Olaf juniors or seniors serious about study and preparation for graduate school in a related field. Participants will meet with Dr. Gordon Marino on a daily basis and will attend scholar seminars. They will have access and are encouraged to use the resources of the Hong Kierkegaard Library for study and research.

The focus of the program is the study of a chosen Kierkegaard text or topic under the mentorship of Professor Marino. 

The dates for the 2022 Young Scholars Program are yet to be determined but sometime in the months of June and July.. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2022.

Application Process:

For initial inquiry contact Professor Gordon Marino:

To officially apply, send electronic copies of the following to Eileen Shimota: before March 31st.

  1. A current resume
  2. A research proposal, 1-2 pages focusing on the area of your research interest
  3. Two letters of recommendation sent directly to

Please contact Dr. Marino or Eileen Shimota with any questions.