Edmundo O’Gorman Scholars

The Edmundo O’Gorman Scholars program provides financing for short-term visits (four to eight weeks) to Columbia by distinguished scholars, scientists, and intellectuals 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.

Appointments are made by the O'Gorman Scholars Committee and are available for any four- to eight-week period during the 2021 calendar year. Preference will be given to projects that stress collaboration with Columbia faculty and use of available research resources at Columbia and in New York City. Applicants may represent any academic discipline or professional school.


The fellowship covers round trip, economy-class air travel to New York City, plus accommodation in a Columbia University apartment for the duration of the stay. A per diem equal to $50 will be made during the visit. For more information, contact Esteban Andrade.

Application Deadline: The call for applications for the 2021 O’Gorman program has been canceled.  Unfortunately, the pandemic has made it impossible for us to plan any visits for 2021 due to all the uncertainty. However, we will open a new call early next year for visits during the calendar year 2022. 

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