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Frequently Asked Questions About the Arnold Mitchem Fellows (AMF) Program

Current first-year students (freshmen) who will be sophomores in the next academic year.

The program lasts one academic year (fall, winter and spring quarters).

Upon completion, students are invited to apply to other Center for Access and Attainment programs (e.g., Student Support Services, or TRIO SSS and the McNair Scholars Program).

You do not need to be certain about pursuing a research career or attending graduate school. The AMF program helps you decide if you are interested in pursuing a research career or attending graduate school.

  • Enroll in and attend three two-credit writing, rhetoric and discourse (WRD) classes specifically for AMF students (WRD 227 in fall quarter, WRD 228 in winter quarter and WRD 229 in spring quarter).
  • Schedule and attend advising sessions with AMF staff to identify and apply to competitive research and internship opportunities.

You will be notified in early May; interviews will take place sometime that month.

Students will be notified by email in June.