Eligibility

picture of mentor and scholar conversationUntenured faculty entering their first or second year in a tenure-track position in an accredited U.S. based college or university, who are from underrepresented groups or who otherwise support the diversity missions of their institutions, are eligible to apply.

Preference will be given to applicants in fields of study supported by the Mellon Foundation. These fields are: Anthropology and Archaeology, Area/Cultural/Ethnic/Gender Studies, Art History, Classics, Computer Science, Geography and Population Studies, Earth/Environmental/Geological Science and Ecology, English, Film, Cinema and Media Studies, Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Foreign Languages and Literatures, History, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Oceanographic/Marine/Atmospheric/Planetary Science, Performance Studies, Philosophy and Political Theory, Physics and Astronomy, Religion and Theology, and Sociology

 

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