Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships
The Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships attempt to increase diversity in college and university-level teaching while maximizing the educational benefits of diversity. Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 60 predoctoral fellowships ($20,000 per year for up to three years), 35 dissertation fellowships ($21,000 for one year), and 20 postdoctoral fellowships ($40,000 for one year).
Fellowships are awarded to students who demonstrate excellence, commitment to diversity, and the desire to teach at the college or university level.
Eligibility: Candidates must be a US citizen or national who are committed to a career in teaching at the college or university level. They must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D or Sc.D at a US institution and must not have previously earned a doctoral degree.
Deadline: Applications closed for 2013 cycle, check back for 2014 deadlines.