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Mellon Mays Predoctoral Research Grants


The Graduate Initiatives Program offers three predoctoral grant opportunities: the Graduate Studies Enhancement Grant (GSE), the Predoctoral Research Development Grant (PRD), and the Dissertation Completion Grant (DCG). These grants are only open to Ph.D. students who were selected as Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Area/Ethnic Studies, Art History, Anthropology, Computer Science/Data Processing, Earth Science, Foreign Language, History, Literature/English/Writing, Music, Political Science, Philosophy, Religion/Theology

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Contact Cally Waite
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Tel: 718-517-3676 Address 810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019