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“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.”
Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 65 predoctoral fellowships ($24,000 per year for up to three years), as well as dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships.
Created in memory of Anita Borg, the Google Anita Borg Scholarship supports women seeking careers in technology. Awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing studies in computer science and related fields. Scholars are also invited to a seminar at Googleplex.
February 12AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $4.3 million in funding for more than 278 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2012-13 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance.