Scholars/Affiliates At the core of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia program is the exciting new research and findings into the various cultural aspects of the people who make up the Appalachian region. Although this research may come from a variety of sources, the program offers fellowships to scholars to assist them in their studies of the Appalachian culture. Rockefeller Scholars Between 1996 and 2003, CSEGA sponsored twelve Rockefeller Scholars. Each of these scholars completed research on the people, lives, and cultures in the Appalachian regions. CSEGA Scholar Affiliates Meet each of the CSEGA Scholar Affiliates who have completed completed and contributed research to the CSEGA program. CSEGA Student Affiliates The CSEGA program works with students to help with their research of the cultures and societies within Appalachia. About CSEGA Affiliations What does it take to become affiliated with CSEGA? Learn about becoming a scholar, student, or community affiliate and the advantages of affiliating with CSEGA.