Application Process

Submission Requirements

Preliminary application materials should include all of the following:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement describing how your academic and career goals would be served by the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program. Be sure to include information about plans for possible research or honors projects and your scholarly interests. Include other activities you have engaged in that demonstrate your ability to take responsibility, work independently, and show initiative or perseverance (2-3 pages)
  • Faculty nomination letter
  • Unofficial transcript

For consideration, submit an original and four copies of the above items to the attention of:

Pat Ravenell
Office of the Vice Provost for University Life
3611 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6222
(215) 898-5337

Application forms are available at the Office of the Vice Provost for University Life (3611 Locust Walk) and online.