Hertog Scholars Program

The modern humanistic ideal of a well–rounded citizen of our nation and our world emphasizes a broad overview of culture, politics and society.

Hertog Scholars enjoy intellectual enrichment as they explore the human condition through a sequence of multidisciplinary seminars which immerse them in the great works of world literature.

Applying to the Hertog Scholars Program

Discuss the Hertog program with your campus advisor to understand how the program fits into your academic plan. A brief application and writing sample are required.

Hertog Scholars Program Courses

Hertog Scholars take six required multidisciplinary courses focused on close readings and discussion of enduring texts:

Hertog Faculty

Distinguished educators who have been part of Macaulay Honors College Hertog Program.

Past Scholars

Students who have participated in the Hertog Scholars Program since its inception at Macaulay in 2012.

Student successes: read about Hertog scholar outcomes.