Monday, September 15, 2008

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships

The Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships seek 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. The Fellowship grants awards at the Predoctoral, Dissertation and, Postdoctoral levels to students who demonstrate excellence, a commitment to diversity and a desire to enter the professoriate. The Fellowship makes approximately 60 Predoctoral Awards at $20,000 per year for up to three years; approximately 35 Dissertation Awards at $21,000 for one year; and approximately 20 Postdoctoral Awards at $40,000 for one year. Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, those enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a U.S. educational institution, and individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field are eligible to apply.

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