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How to Apply

Mitchem Fellows program students at the DePaul Student CenterTo be eligible for participation in the Mitchem Fellows program, students must meet all of the following criteria:
  • Qualify as either a first-generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor's degree) whose household meets the low-income guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Education; or be a member of a group that is underrepresented in graduate education (currently defined by the U.S. Department of Education as Native American, Alaskan Native, Hispanic/Latino and African-American);
  • Be in good academic standing;
  • Hold sophomore status by the time of program enrollment;
  • Possess and maintain a competitive cumulative grade point average (2.7 in STEM fields and 3.0 or above for social sciences and humanities);
  • Have a sincere desire to complete a PhD or equivalent terminal degree depending on discipline.
Note: Meeting the eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission into the program.

Application for the 2017-18 school year is now closed.​​

For more information, contact:

Arnold Mitchem Fellows Program
Schmitt Academic Center, Suite 166
2320 N. Kenmore Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 325-4743​ | mitchemfellows@depaul.edu