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Avg. Amount Awarded
289
Days
March 1 2023
Application Deadline
N/A
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Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Description

Applicants must major in a discipline in the humanities (Area Studies, Art History, English, Foreign Languages and Literatures, History, Musicology, Philosophy, Religion); and select social sciences (Anthropology, Political Theory, Sociology). Applicants must also have a desire to matriculate in a Ph.D. program and to pursue a career in research and teaching at the college or university level. Applicants must be African-American, Latino, or Native American, or others with a demonstrated commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented minorities. Applicants must be current sophomores or students with three to four more semesters before graduation. Submission of 2 recommendation letters and 2 essays are required. Please visit the scholarship website for more information.

Amount Details

$1,800
Low Amount Awarded
$3,900
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black, Hispanic or American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in New York
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Area/Ethnic Studies, Art History, Anthropology, Foreign Language, History, Literature/English/Writing, Music, Philosophy, Religion/Theology, Social Sciences
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Latin American/Caribbean

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