MMUF Travel & Research Grants
Creating and Patching a Faculty Pipeline
MMUF Advancement Program Fellows bring diverse perspectives to their graduate studies and careers in the academy, ensuring their perspectives are shared within their disciplines and with their students. Fellows are alumni of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program and gather to prepare graduate school applications, receive funding for additional research, and professional support throughout their dissertation research. These Fellowships are open only to alumni of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship.
The MMUF Travel and Research Grants provide assistance in completing research prior to the start of dissertation writing. This program is funded by the Mellon Foundation.
The MMUF Travel & Research Grants are available to graduate students who participated in the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program. The grants provide eligible graduate students with the financial means to complete their research prior to the start of dissertation writing.
- The MMUF Travel & Research grants provide up to $5,000 for a period of one summer or one semester. Grants may be used to cover dissertation research, travel to/from research sites, and photocopying of documents and/or the purchase of access to databases for research purposes. The award may not be used to purchase computer software or hardware, and may not be used for general living expenses.
- Funding is for one summer or one semester of travel and/or research support. Awards are based on the scholarly merit of the individual applications received.