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We are currenlty accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Cohort.

**Please contact Dr. Enciso at menciso@usc.edu to obtain the application.**

The application Deadline is
Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
Please submit your application to
GFS 227.

Click here to learn more about our
2013-2014 cohort.


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To view our Brochure

Fellowships are awarded to USC sophomores and juniors during the spring semester. Participation in the program is limited to students considering graduate study towards a Ph.D. in Mellon-supported fields.

*** Participation is not limited by a student’s undergraduate field of concentration.

The following factors are considered in the selection of fellows:

  1. Sophomore standing (juniors are welcome to apply), pursuing a major or minor in a Mellon-approved field of study (see a complete list of Mellon-approved majors and minors below).

  2. Academic promise

  3. Interest in pursuing an academic career in a Mellon-designated field of study
    **The program is not intended for students interested in attending business school, law school or medical school.**

  4. Potential for serving as a mentor and teacher to a wide variety of students.

  5. Demonstrated commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented populations, breaking down stereotypes, increasing cross-racial and ethnic understanding, and enabling others to better understand persons of different races and ethnicities.

  6. Commitment to participating fully and enthusiastically in all aspects of the MMUF program, including attendance at conferences and meetings.

  7. Status as US citizen or permanent resident.

If you have any questions regarding your field of study and eligibility for the MMUF program, please contact Dr. Martha Enciso at menciso@usc.edu

Majors:

  • American Studies & Ethnicity
  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Area/Cultural/Ethnic/Gender Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • American and English Literature
  • Asian American Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Chicano/Latino Studies
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Chinese
  • Demography
  • Earth Sciences
  • East Asian Area Studies
  • East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • Ecology
  • Earth Sciences
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film, Cinema, and Media Studies
    (theoretical focus)
  • Foreign Languages and Literature
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Geological Sciences
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (need to have one or more Mellon fields at their core)
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Judaic Studies
  • Korean
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Marine Science
  • Musicology & Ethnomusicology
  • Music Performance Studies
    (theoretical focus)
  • Oceanographic Science
  • Performance Studies (theoretical focus)
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physics/Computer Science
  • Planetary Science
  • Political Theory
  • Population Studies
  • Religion and Theology
  • Russian
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theater (non-performance focus)

Minors:

  • Ancient Religion and Classical Languages
  • African American Studies
  • American Studies and Ethnicity
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic and Middle East Studies
  • Area/Cultural/Ethnic Studies
  • Art History
  • Astronomy
  • Chicano/Latino Studies
  • Classics
  • Coastal Ocean and Watershed Science
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cultural Studies
  • East Asian Area Studies
  • East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethics and Moral Philosophy
  • Film, Cinema, and Media Studies
    (theoretical focus)
  • Foreign Languages
  • Folklore and Popular Culture
  • Forensics and Criminality
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • Geographic Information Science and Technology
  • German
  • History
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish American Studies
  • Judaic Studies
  • Korean
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Middle East Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Politics
  • Religion
  • Russian
  • Russian Area Studies
  • Sociology
  • Southeast Asia and its People
  • Spanish
  • Theater (non-performance focus)

 


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