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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Scholars Program
in the Arts and Humanities
Hope College
Holland, MI 49422-9000

 

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Scholars Program in the Arts and Humanities

Application Deadline - February 8

Welcome to the application section for the Mellon Scholars Program! Please read through all the instructions, then complete the application and submit the following materials.

1. One recommendation from a Hope faculty member who can accurately evaluate your qualifications.

When you request your recommendation, you may send your professor the following link to access the recommendation form. http://www.hope.edu/academic/mellon/recommendation.html

2.
A sample of your best academic writing. A project of any length that best represents your skills or potential as a researcher in the arts and humanities.

3.
Optional: Samples of your digital work. If you wish, you may also upload or provide a link to a sample of your work with digital technology or new media.

When you have prepared item #2 (and #3, if desired), you may complete the following form.

For technical questions about the application submission, contact Pamela Valkema, valkema@hope.edu, or at X7750. If you have questions about the content of your application, contact Professor Julia Randel, randel@hope.edu, or at X7989.

1Hope Username:
1Hope Password:
Student ID #:
Hope Email:
Current GPA:

Class year (first-year or sophomore)

Please copy and paste your transcript information* for all semesters you have completed at Hope:
Major (if undeclared, list probable major):
Additional major:
Minor(s):

Briefly describe how participation in this program would advance your academic and/or career goals. (250 words or less):

Briefly describe, if applicable, your experience with or interest in using digital technologies for research. (150 words or less)

Upload a sample of your best academic writing:

Upload a sample of Digital Work (Optional):


*How to access your unofficial transcript:
1. Go to KnowHope
2. Click on "Enter Secure Area" and enter your ID# and PIN
3. Click on "Registrar and Student Accounts
4. Click on "Student Records"
5. Click on "Academic Transcript"
6. Click on "Submit"--no need to change any of the settings
7. Copy and paste your fall courses and grades into the box provided