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November 1 2021
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Mellon Mays Predoctoral Research Grants


Awards for predoctoral research, available only to participants of Mellon MAYS undergraduate fellowships, after they have graduated from a participating institution and planning to enter a doctoral program in a Mellon-designated field of study. Each fellow may receive a maximum of $6,500 in GSE and PRD funds; DCG funds do not apply toward this total.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
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  • 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
Program Director
Tel: 718-517-3676 Address 810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019