The O'Gorman Scholars Program Announces Call for New Applications

The O'Gorman Scholars Program Announces Call for New Applications

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

THE EDMUNDO O’GORMAN SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The Edmundo O’Gorman Scholars Program provides financing for short-term (four to eight-week) visits to Columbia by scholars and scientists from any discipline who are working in Mexican institutions of higher education. The Program is supported by the National Council on Science and Technology (CONACYT) of Mexico; its purpose is to strengthen scholarly ties between Columbia and the academic and research community of Mexico. Its name honors Edmundo O’Gorman (1906-1995), one of the most influential Mexican historians of the twentieth century.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2018

The Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) at Columbia University invites applications for the Edmundo O’Gorman Scholars Program. Appointments are available for any four to eight-week period in 2018.  Preference will be given to projects that stress collaboration with Columbia faculty and use of available research resources at Columbia University and in New York City. Applicants may represent any academic discipline or professional school. Please see the attached application form for more information on the terms and conditions. You are invited to forward this form to any scholar in Mexico who may be interested in applying.

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE OF LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

The Institute of Latin American Studies, founded in 1962, supports research and teaching related to Latin America throughout Columbia University and serves as the University’s chief point of contact with Latin America. The Institute provides visiting scholars, students and faculty access to the resources available through the schools within the University, such as: the School of International and Public Affairs, the Law School, the Business School, the School of Public Health, and Teachers College, among others.