Mellon Interdisciplinary Humanities Summer Fellowship

This fellowship provides opportunities for students to conduct research or pursue a creative interdisciplinary project (eg. dance, art, film, etc) based in the humanities and/or exploring humanities subject matter. All projects will be mentored by a faculty member.

Eligibility Requirements

Scripps College students who have completed Core 3 and whose faculty-mentored research projects involve the humanities.


Deadline for Summer 2019 Applications- February 11th 


Application Information

To apply, please complete the application on-line. Supplemental materials may be uploaded to the on-line application or e-mailed directly to Raina Coutin.


IRB and IACUC information

If a student’s research involves work with human participants, (e.g. surveys, interviews, taking oral histories) she must apply for approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB). See  for information on how to apply, including the link to the online application. The student must meet with the IRB chair prior to the application deadline to get guidance on proposing a project that will meet IRB requirements.

For questions on whether or not the project requires IRB review, contact IRB administrator Professor Jennifer Armstrong (

If a student’s research involves work with animals, she must apply for approval from the KS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (

Contact Professor Melissa Coleman ( with questions about animal use.

Additional Information

More information may be found in the attached ____

Questions? Contact Associate Dean of Faculty Jennifer Armstrong.



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