NLC Graduate Selected as UTSA Mellon Fellow
December 6, 2016
Monica Pepping, 2016 Northeast Lakeview College graduate, has been selected as a 2016 Mellon Humanities Pathways Fellow. The program will provide 36 undergraduate students at the University of Texas San Antonio with exposure to humanities research methods, opportunities to participate in humanities research studies, professional development and mentoring that leads to doctoral studies in the humanities.
Pepping is in the first cohort of fellows selected and will receive a stipend of $4,000 that will be distributed as projects are completed.
ABOUT MONICA PEPPING
Monica Pepping completed the coursework for an associate degree from Northeast Lakeview College in 2016 and is now at the University of Texas at San Antonio pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a minor in Global Affairs. Her ultimate goal is to earn a Master’s Degree in Professional Writing that she will use to write about issues of great concern in the hopes of reaching out to humanity to work towards building a better place for those that follow. A non-traditional student, Monica Pepping graduated from NLC with Honors.
ABOUT THE GRANT and THE MELLON FOUNDATION
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation assists undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds in their research and in pursing graduate degrees in the humanities. Student stipends are distributed from a $500,000 three-year grant UTSA received. Read more online about the Mellon Foundation and the opportunities fellows in this program will engage in.