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Northwestern became a participant in the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship in 2008. Since the inception of the program, Northwestern has had 40 fellows.

What has MMUF enabled fellows to do at NU?

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship at Northwestern has provided funding and opportunities for our fellows to:

What are the benefits to becoming a fellow?

Program Timeline

Sophomore year, winter and spring term

Sophomore year and following summer

(Please note that students who have made alternate summer plans may still apply for the MMUF fellowship but must note this in their initial application.)

Junior and senior years

Senior year

Following graduation

Fellows who enroll in a PhD program within 29 months of graduation are eligible for undergraduate loan reimbursement from the Mellon Foundation.