Ford Foundation Fellowships
Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation's college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Ford Foundation Fellowship awards are offered at the Predoctoral, Dissertation and Postdoctoral levels. Fellowships are awarded in a national competition. Awards are made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
Award / Eligibility Details:
To be eligible for a Ford Foundation Fellowship award you must demonstrate evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), and be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs; practice oriented degree programs are not eligible for support.
Deadline: Mid-November each year
Academic Level: Graduate, Post-Graduate
Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding, Research
Field of Study: Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Location: United States
Citizenship eligibility: US Citizen, US National
Special Circumstances: Underrepresented Group
For more information: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/index.htm