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Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program


The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program is the centerpiece of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's initiatives to increase diversity in the faculty ranks of institutions of higher learning. The MMUF is administered by over a hundred campus coordinators at 34 institutions and a consortium of 38 historically black colleges and universities within the membership of the United Negro College Fund.

Internal Deadline & How to Apply

Please contact MMUF liaison Professor Joseph Derrick Nelson (Educational Studies / Black Studies) at for deadlines and more information.

Congratulations to the 2019 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows:

  • Chioma Anomnachi '21
  • Paul Buchanan '21
  • Jessica Hernandez '20
  • Naomi Park '21
  • Hamzah Qureshi '20