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Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

UCLA is among a select set of institutions administering the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows program (MMUF). MMUF is a 2-year pro gram designed for outstanding students in Mellon-designated humani ties, arts, and social science fields who intend to pursue a PhD and a career in
academia. The goal of the program is to diversify the professoriate and eradicate racial disparities in higher education. MMUF stu dents receive scholarship support and work closely with faculty advisors and graduate mentors to design and carry out an independent research project and

Winter Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Research Scholarship Opportunity

In many research fields, interdisciplinary collaboration is becoming increasingly important. Complex questions often require multiple perspectives and skill sets. Outside of academia, many jobs require the same skills as successful interdisciplinary ventures: the ability to analyze problems from different perspectives, to work in a team, to communicate clearly with people from a wide range of backgrounds, and to manage multiple priorities. The earlier students start to hone these abilities in their careers, the more easily many will find it to develop these skills.