News: Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellowship Program Deadline

November 15, 2015 - 1:45pm

Are you engaged in research or hoping to get started in research? Apply for a research scholarship! The Undergraduate Research Center—Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences is currently accepting applications for two scholarship programs:

The Undergraduate Research Fellows Program. The URFP scholarship, which awards $1000 per quarter ($2000 total), supports students doing research with a faculty mentor for the 2015 winter and spring quarters. The application includes a research proposal and personal statement. URFP application deadline: November 30, 2014.

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program is a two-year program for students in designated fields who intend to pursue a PhD and a career in academia. The program aims to diversity the professoriate by increasing the number of faculty from underrepresented groups and also by supporting those with a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities in higher education. Students receive scholarship support during two academic years and two summers. The application includes a research proposal, personal statement, and letter of recommendation.MMUF application deadline: November 15, 2014.  

The Undergraduate Research Center is also holding URFP and MMUF application workshops. We encourage you to attend if you are interested. (No RSVP necessary.)

For more information on these and other research scholarships on campus, please see: http://hass.ugresearch.ucla.edu/scholarships.htm. Please also feel free to contact us!