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Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships

Posted: September 28, 2009

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships are designed 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 Requirements:
- US Citizen or national
- Planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level

Stipends and Allowances
- Predoctoral - $20,000 to the fellow, institutional allowance of $2000 for three years.
- Dissertation - $21,000 for one year
- Postdoctoral - $40,000 for one year, $1,500 employing institution allowance, to be matched by employing institution.

Awardees have expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows.

Approximately 40 predoctoral, 20 dissertation, and 18 postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National Research Council of the National Academies

Predoctoral – November 2, 2009
Dissertation – November 9, 2009
Postdoctoral – November 9, 2009

For further information and applications, contact:

Fellowship Office
National Research Council of the National Academies
500 Fifth Street, NW, K576
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 1-202-334-2872
Fax: 1-202-334-3419
E-mail: infofell@nas.edu



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