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Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship

August 01, 2012

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The Mellon Fellowship is a generous fellowship which can be used at any humanities graduate program in the US and Canada. The fellowship is designed to support students who plan to pursue a career in teaching and research at the university level. Eligible fields of study are: American studies, art history, classics, comparative literature, cultural anthropology, English literature, foreign language and literature, history, history and philosophy of science, musicology, philosophy, political science, and religious studies.

  • Eligibility: Seniors or recent graduates who have not been enrolled in any graduate program.
  • Selection Process: Applications are available directly from the Mellon Foundation only. Applications are available in the fall through the first of December; applications must be returned by December 31. Candidates must take the GRE prior to December 1 and submit their scores. Written applications are screened and semifinalists are invited to one of a series of regional interviews. Finalists are selected from those interviewed. Winners are announced during the first week of April.
  • Deadline: December 31, see above.
  • Faculty Representative: William Pritchard, Department of English
  • Contact: 
    Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies
    P.O. Box 5329
    Princeton, NJ 08543-5329
    Tel: (609) 452-7007
    Efax: (866) 422-3169
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