The Schomburg Center Scholars-in-Residence Program assists those scholars and professionals whose research in the black experience can benefit from extended access to the Center's resources.
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College and Graduate Students: Apply to be a Pre-Professional in the BNY Mellon Pre-Professional Development Program!
Each fall, spring, and summer, up to eight college and graduate students will be selected to participate in the BNY Mellon Pre-Professional Development Program. The program aims to facilitate transitions to full-time positions at a broad range of institutions and businesses that seek smart, culturally competent, and well-balanced professionals whose experiences are perfectly suited for the fast-paced challenges of the information age.
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The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery—funded by a generous $2.5 million gift from Ruth and Sid Lapidus matched by The New York Public Library—is the only facility of its kind based in a public research library.The gift also includes 400 rare items of printed material, making the Schomburg Center home to one of the world’s premier collections of slavery material. The Lapidus Center offers long-term and short-term fellowships.Read More ›