“MMUF is singular in the depth of its commitment to research in the humanities and humanistic social sciences, and in its robust support of scholars that stretches from the undergraduate years to the early years in the professoriate.”

~ Lee Bynum, Associate Director of MMUF, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


  • Have two years remaining before graduation
  • Be a full-time UNM student in one of MMUF eligible majors
  • Have an overall GPA of at least 3.5.
  • Be determined to pursue a Ph.D. and an academic career in one of the MMUF fields
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a member of an underrepresented group
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