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Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Application Deadline

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Feb 26

Event Info

Event Date: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 5:00pm

Event Contact

Ariella Lang
Have you ever considered becoming a college professor? Are you interested in researching further the questions that inspire you intellectually? The Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program provides research training, faculty mentorship and financial support for Columbia College and School of General Studies underrepresented minority students and other Columbia College and School of General Studies students with a demonstrated commitment to racial diversity who wish to pursue a Ph.D. in the humanities* and whose intellectual and social commitments embody those of the late Dr. Benjamin Mays. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018. *Please note that the program is open to students considering doctoral study in the following fields only: Anthropology and Archaeology Area/Cultural/Ethnic/Gender Studies Art History Classics Geography and Population Studies English Film, Cinema and Media Studies (theoretical focus) Musicology and Ethnomusicology Foreign Languages and Literatures History Linguistics Literature Performance Studies (theoretical focus) Philosophy and Political Theory Religion and Theology Sociology Theater (theoretical focus)
Eligible students must be sophomores in good standing.