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How to Apply

  1. MMUF Information Session

    Attend an Emory MMUF Information Session. Sessions are held in the fall at the Oxford and Emory campuses and in the spring at the Emory campus.
  2. Complete the Emory MMUF Application

    Applications are typically available at the end of December and are due in February.

    Link to MMUF Application

  3. Mentor

    Secure a MMUF faculty mentor with whom you would like to work.
  4. Forms Needed ASAP

    Send the Faculty Mentor Statement and Faculty Recommendation form links to two separate Emory faculty persons as early as possible.

  5. MMUF Program Meeting

    Meet with Dr. Dianne Stewart (Faculty Coordinator, Emory campus) or Dr. Pablo Palomino (Liaison, Oxford Campus) to discuss the MMUF Program in greater detail.
  6. Research Interests

    If selected for an interview, prepare adequately with your prospective mentor.

    Be prepared to articulate your broad scholarly goals and particular disciplinary research interests.

    (Research interests must be in a Mellon designated field. See list below.)

Disciplinary Areas

  • Anthropology and Archaeology
    Area/Cultural/Ethnic/Gender Studies
  • Art History
  • Classics
  • English
  • Film, Cinema and Media Studies (theoretical focus)
    Geography and Population Studies
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Performance Studies (theoretical focus)
  • Philosophy and Political Theory
  • Religion and Theology
  • Sociology
  • Theater (non-performance focus)


Interdisciplinary Studies: Interdisciplinary areas of study may be eligible if they have one or more Mellon fields at their core.

Other fields that employ historical and philosophical methods may also be eligible.