To be considered as a candidate for the 2016 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program Cohort, students must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Be a student with sophomore standing. Juniors may be considered in exceptional cases.
  3. Have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, which must be maintained.
  4. Complete a preliminary application form discussing their particular academic interests. 
  5. Request one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, preferably in your major. Share link with faculty member. The recommendation submission deadline is Monday, December 7, 2015.
  6. Submit a current resume with application. Send to
  7. Submit an unofficial transcript. Send to
  8. If invited, participate in an interview.

Applications are due no later than Monday, December 7, 2015. If you have any questions about this program, please contact Dr. Tracey Cameron at or x2133.