Ford Foundation Fellowships Information Session - Fall 2018


Register for the Fall 2018 Ford Foundation Fellowships Information Session

WHEN:    Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:45AM – 11:15AM
WHERE:  Memorial Union 236, the Mohave Room
HOW:       Click Here to Register

The information session will consist of a presentation outlining the details of the application process and a Q&A session with current and/or previous awardee/s.

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.

Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation.

Eligible Fields of Study:

Biological & Biomedical Sciences; Ecological, Environmental, & Evolutionary Sciences; Education; Engineering; History; Interdisciplinary Study (Social Sciences & Humanities); Literature & Languages; Performance Studies, Communication, & Art History; Philosophy & Religious Studies; Physical Sciences, Mathematics, & Computer Science; Psychology; Social Sciences; Social/Cultural Anthropology & Archaeology; Sociology.

Award Amounts:

Predoctoral fellowship: $24,000 per year for three years  
Dissertation fellowship: $25,000 for one year
Postdoctoral fellowship: $45,000 for one year

Eligibility of Applicants: 

- 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), and

- Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

Be sure to register and attend the information session to gain an advantage in the application process.