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.
To facilitate this goal 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.
November 20, 2015
Eligibility requirements: All citizens or nationals of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation; individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement; individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level; individuals 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; individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.