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C.V. Starr Center for the

Study of the American Experience

Comegys Bight Summer Fellowship Program

The Comegys Bight Fellowship program matches outstanding Washington College students with summer internships at some of the nation’s leading historical and cultural institutions – and pays those students a stipend for their work. The program, offered through the Starr Center, annually provides up to ten students with high-level work and research experience on topics related to American history and culture.

The program recognizes students’ “intellect, curiosity, and  resourcefulness.”

Student interns have helped to script a film on African Americans in 18th-century Virginia; cataloged early maps and travel accounts of Brazil and Peru; led tours at Harpers Ferry; and delved into original manuscripts to document Marylanders’ participation in the Revolutionary War.  

For information on how to apply for a Comegys Bight Fellowship, click here.
Application deadline is March 1, 2016.