2019 call for applications: Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program

2019 Call for Applications
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship
Every man and woman is born into the world to do something unique and something distinctive, and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done. ~Dr. Benjamin E. Mays

If you aspire to conduct independent research, to pursue doctoral study, and to contribute to diversity at institutions of higher learning, you are encouraged to apply to the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program.

The MMUF Program is a doctoral preparatory program that offers a concrete mentoring plan and financial support to rising sophomore and junior students who will pursue academic research in Mellon-approved fields. The fundamental objective of MMUF is to increase diversity amongst faculty in U.S. universities and colleges, as well demonstrate a commitment to eradicating social, educational, and economic disparities.

Attend an Information Session with the Faculty Director, Dr. Toribio in BEN 3.150—
• Monday, January 28 @ 12:00 and @1:00
• Thursday, January 31 @ 10:00 and @ 11:00
• Monday, February 4 @ 12:00 and @1:00
• Thursday, February 7 @ 10:00 and @ 11:00
—or contact Dr. Toribio: toribio@austin.utexas.edu

Information on the program, current and past UT fellows, and application requirements is also available at UT MMUF.

Application deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019.