At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Information Session

Are you interested in working to promote cross-cultural understanding?
Are you interested in pursuing a PhD?
Are you a current sophmore?

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s initiatives to increase diversity in the faculty ranks of colleges and universities. This office operates from the foundational principle that diversity in hiring, enrollment, and that encouraging a range of scholarship and scholars in the academy are directly related to the betterment of career opportunities and life opportunities available to scholars, and by extension, to the country.

For more information don't miss the information session on
February 3, 2011 @ 4:00-5:30 PM.
In Harper, Room 284.

A light dinner will be served at 5:00pm.

Fellowship Application Deadline: March 28, 2011

If you would like to learn more about the MMUF Program, or you would like assistance in preparing your application, please schedule an appointment to meet with Elise LaRose by calling the advising desk at 702-8615. You can also call Elise directly at 834-0905 or email her at

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