C3 Undergraduate Fellowships provide rising juniors and seniors working in the humanities, humanistic social sciences and mathematics with paid, mentored graduate-level research experience, and training toward applying to and succeeding in graduate school. Summer programs last 8-9 weeks and take place at Columbia University; University of California, Berkeley; the University of Chicago; or the University of Michigan. C3 encourages applicants who are from groups that are historically underrepresented in the academy. C3 defines “underrepresented” as those who are historically underrepresented (such as African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders), are first generation college students, or have followed nontraditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic, or academic disadvantages.

Please note that there are separate application processes for each program and the programs have different structures. UC Berkeley this year will focus on digital humanities. See the C3 website at http://c3transformhighered.org/undergraduate-fellowship/#sthash.noQd0YXA.dpbs for more information about the programs, eligibility, and application instructions.

Application deadlines vary by program but begin as early as Jan 15.

If you are interested in applying, you can reach out to Lisa Gates at uro@middlebury.edu. She would be glad to talk with you about the application process.