Scholars in Residence

Responding to the Tree of Life Tragedy: Scholars in Residence

This 12-week program is designed to support up to nine undergraduates in Pittsburgh over the summer of 2019 to conduct research that will culminate in a traveling exhibit that is a student response to the Tree of Life tragedy that occurred in Pittsburgh on October 27, 2018. To create the exhibit, participants will conduct research in the University archives, as well as at the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Heinz History Center and other community organizations. Participants will receive a $4,000 stipend and will work closely with faculty mentors and community partners such as professionals at the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh and the Heinz History Center to shape the exhibit. The group’s work will culminate with a fall 2019 exhibit on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus. The exhibit may also be shared with other organizations in Pittsburgh, pending availability.

Application Details:

Eligible undergraduates...

  • are interested in joining a community of scholars; and
  • have a faculty sponsor within the project discipline responsible for oversight of the project.
Application: Tree of Life: Scholars in Residence Application
Deadline: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

 

NYC: Scholars in Residence


This 12-week, fully-funded residency program supports 2-4 Dietrich School undergraduates in New York City over the summer 2019 to conduct self-directed research using the city’s many public resources. In the fall term following the residency, undergraduates will register for course credit to continue and finalize their final research projects and present/perform/exhibit/stage their work at a public event with the University of Pittsburgh. Throughout the summer and fall terms, students will have academic support from OUR staff, Faculty Mentors, and Archivists/Librarians who will provide training prior to their trip to New York as well as afterwards to ensure a positive and rewarding learning experience.

Application Details:

Eligible Dietrich School undergraduates...

  • are interested in joining a community of scholars; and
  • have a faculty sponsor within the project discipline responsible for oversight of the project.
Application: NYC Scholars in Residence Application
Deadline: Monday, February 18, 2019