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.
Learn about predoctoral, dissertation and postdoctoral fellowship awards at an information session sponsored by the Graduate College, the Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarships Advicement in Barrett, the Honors College, and the School of Social Transformation faculty.
Eligibility requirements to apply for a Ford fellowship:
- All U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, political asylees, and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation
- Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations)
- Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level
Apply for dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships by Thursday, December 7, 2017 and predoctoral fellowships by Thursday, December 14, 2017.