City College Fellowships Program
The City College Fellowships Program is an umbrella
program administering two undergraduate fellowships. It brings
together approximately 10 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows and 25
City College Fellows into a single, highly
diverse and vibrant community of outstanding students.
All Fellows share a common interest in independent
research and benefit from faculty mentoring,
financial support, pre-graduate school advising, opportunities to present research at conferences, and a supportive intellectual
The eligibility criteria and financial benefits
of the two fellowships vary according to the specifications of
the donors. See the description of each fellowship for details.
No student may hold more than one of the fellowships
simultaneously, although it is possible to transfer from one to
another for those who meet the eligibility criteria. For example,
a student who wins a City College Fellowship in his or her sophomore year may apply to transfer to the Mellon Mays Undergraduate
Fellowship as a rising junior.
City College Fellows are recruited
every semester with application deadlines of December 1 and May
1. Mellon Mays Undergraduate
Fellows are recruited once a year with an application deadline
of March 10.
The Director of the program is Professor Susan
Besse; the Administrative Program Director is Renee Philippi.
The program is housed at City College in room
6/316 of NAC (North Academic Center). We may be reached by telephone
(212-650-8388) or email, email@example.com.