"Since Martin Luther King, Jr.'s death, several persons, especially those seeking data for an article or book, have asked me whether I knew in what way I was influencing his life. The answer is an unqualified 'No.' There is no way one can know the degree of influence one has upon another.” ~ Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, in Born to Rebel

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Please see more information about the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) at http://www.mmuf.org/.

For questions, please contact Kate Krause (kkrause@unm.edu) or Kiyoko Simmons (ksimmons@unm.edu).

If you are also applying for other scholarships or fellowships, please indicate which:
If you are currently receiving other scholarships or fellowships, please indicate which:
*Please provide a profile of yourself. In describing your background, interests, and aspirations, address your ability and commitment to honor and mirror, in some way, the life and work of Dr. Benjamin Mays. Please include a description of your specific plans to enter a PhD program and to pursue a career in research & teaching at the college level. (250-500 words) http://www.mmuf.org/about/dr-benjamin-e-mays
*If awarded a MMUF, which includes $3,900 for summer research, what summer project(s) would you like to pursue? Discuss why your research topic is of compelling interest to you. What questions would you like to answer? What would be the significance of the project(s) for your academic progress and intellectual growth? (250-500 words)
*Please list any research experience you had in the past and briefly explain what the research project was about, who you worked with, and what your responsibility was.
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