Our Programs:

MMUF at UChicago helps students through these core programs:

UChicago Undergrad Fellowship

A fellowship that supports and prepares promising undergraduate students at UChicago to pursue doctoral studies.

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Summer Program for Visiting Fellows

A nine week residential program to train and prepare visiting and UChicago fellows for rigorous graduate study research.

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Mission:

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.

The MMUF program at the University of Chicago aims to:

  • train fellows in the work of professional scholarship by supporting a sustained research project
  • introduce fellows to the professional culture of academia
  • encourage fellows to apply for graduate studies in a doctoral program
  • assist them in the application process

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