Amherst College Receives Grant for Postdoctoral Fellowships

October 4, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have approved a grant of $500,000 to Amherst College in support of five postdoctoral fellowships for scholar-teachers setting out in their academic careers. Mellon Fellows, scholars just leaving graduate school, come to Amherst to teach and research for two years.