Mellon Fellowship slots now open to undergraduates
The Mellon Undergraduate Program is currently accepting applications from
students interested in participating in a mentored program that prepares them
for entering Ph.D. programs in selected disciplines after they graduate from
Rice. Eligible fields are Humanities, Anthropology, Mathematics, Mathematical
Sciences, Statistics, Physics, Geology, Ecology and Earth Sciences.
Applicants should be in their sophomore year as a Rice undergraduate; selection
criteria include academic standing and potential, life experiences and
interests, commitment to building bridges in multicultural settings and
interest in pursuing graduate education.
Students who participate in the program receive a yearly stipend of $1,600,
work closely with a mentor for two years and are also eligible for
participation in summer fellowship programs at the end of their sophomore and
Application forms and additional information about the program can be obtained
from History Professor Edward Cox at (713) 527-8750, ext. 2249.
The deadline for applications is April 15.
This item appeared in the News section of the April 4, 1997 issue.
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