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Ford Foundation PreDoctoral Fellowships Program


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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)

Description:


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.

Eligibility to apply for a Ford fellowship is limited to:

All citizens or nationals of the United States, nationals, permanent residents (green card holders), and individuals granted deferred action status (DACA) regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, studying in a research-based discipline.

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.

Stipends and Benefits

Annual stipend: $24,000 per year (no institutional allowance)

Award to the institution in lieu of tuition and fees: $2,000

Expenses paid to attend at least one Conference of Ford Fellows

Access to Ford Fellow Liaisons, a network of former Ford Fellows who have volunteered to provide mentoring and support to current fellows.
portable funding

Participating Institution(s):
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National Academies, The (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
General Social Sciences
STEM Fields

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Page last updated 2/17/2017
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