Mellon Scholars Internship/Workshop Application

Instructions for Submitting your Application

The Mellon Scholars Internship Program and Summer Workshop will not be offered in 2024. Please return to this page for updates about plans for summer 2025.

Eligible candidates may apply for both the workshop and the internship. If you wish to apply for both opportunities, check both boxes on the application form. To apply:

Create a SINGLE PDF DOCUMENT including the following elements and upload it below: your resume, a 500-750-word personal statement, and a one-to-two-page description of the proposed research using Library Company of Philadelphia’s collections, describing future goals and how the internship or workshop would further those goals.

One letter of recommendation from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s academic work should be sent to

In addition, official undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) school transcripts should be mailed to: Library Company of Philadelphia, Attn: Mellon Scholars Internship and Workshop Committee, 1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.