Young Scholars Program

Program Description

This program is designed for college juniors or seniors or recently graduated college students who are serious about study and preparation for graduate school in a related field. Participants will meet with Professor Gordon Marino on a daily basis and attend scholar seminars outside of class time.

Spend a summer immersed in the study of a chosen Kierkegaard text or related topic under the mentorship of Professor Gordon Marino.

Housing is provided on campus, all other expenses are the responsibility of the young scholar.

The dates for the 2019 Young Scholars Program will be July 8 to July 31. The deadline to apply has been extended to May 10th.

Application Process

For full consideration, send electronic copies of the following to Eileen Shimota as soon as your area of interest is established (before the above deadline) for the following summer. Sometimes later applications can be accepted for this program depending on interest.

  1. A resume.
  2. A research proposal, 1-2 pages in length focusing on area of interest in your research
  3. Two letters of recommendation, preferably directly to
2018 Young Scholars
  • Madison Grainger, United States
  • Laura Howard, United States
  • Mattias Kostov, United States-Bulgaria
  • Martin Malotky, United States
  • Michael Mao, United States
  • Elizabeth Munoz-Huber, United States
  • Brandon Rakowski, United States
  • Luke Range, United States
  • Alexander Stooshinoff, Canada
  • Noah Valdez, United States
  • Michael Villanova, United States