Thank you for your interest in the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program!
Our Spring 2018 Application Process opens on February 5. We welcome applications from all current sophomores who have a demonstrated commitment to the goals of the Mellon Mays Fellowship Program and an interest in pursuing graduate work in one of the Mellon-designated fields of study.
Completed applications are due on March 27 at 5pm. Please complete your application via the GPS portal (link to portal is below).
Questions? Please contact Dean Khristina Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Personal Data Form
- Research Proposal: Throughout the fellowship, each MMUF fellow works to develop their own scholarly voice by pursuing an independent research project. This project might be, or lead to, the JP and Senior Thesis - or it might be an additional academic pursuit.
- Personal Essay: Describe your interest in and motivation for an academic career that would further the objectives of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program to address, over time, the under-representation of minorities in college and university faculties.
- Writing Sample: Academic Argument
- Princeton Transcript
- Other Transcripts (if applicable)
- Two Letters of Recommendation
Click Apply Now to access the application/apply via the GPS portal
Tuesday, February 27 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., 36 University Place, Conference Room 330
Friday, March 2 3:00 - 4:30 p.m., 36 University Place, Conference Room 330
Tuesday, March 27 Applications must be submitted via the GPS portal by 5:00 p.m.Thursday, March 29 Applications will be distributed to the Committee for review
Thursday, March 29 -
Wednesday, April 4 Committee reviews applications and decides which candidates to interview
Thursday, April 5 Applicants receive electronic notification of Committee's decision by 5:00 p.m.
Monday, April 9 -
Friday, April 13 Selected applicants are interviewed by the Committee
Monday, April 16 Applicants receive electronic notification of Committee's decision by 5:00 p.m.