Th e awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. The applications are open September 8, Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation. Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph. Prospective applicants should carefully carefully the eligibility requirements, the terms of the fellowship awards, application instructions and other information pertaining to the individual fellowship Predoctoral , Dissertation , or Postdoctoral for which they are applying.
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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship | ISERP
The National Science Foundation and Ford Foundation Fellowships can provide significant funding over a period of three years to graduate students. We know you are busy at the start of the semester, but qualified, newly enrolled graduate students are encouraged to attend upcoming workshops to learn how to apply. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program provides 3 years of support to outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are at or near the beginning of graduate study. Past fellows include numerous Nobel Prize winners, U. Please come to this workshop to learn how to apply, and let us walk you through the application process. RSVP for this workshop online in advance.
The fellowship provides financial support for Ph. Applications are welcome from doctoral students across all disciplines in the School of Humanities and Sciences, though applicants should be attentive in their proposals to the broader implications of their research as it relates to contemporary issues and debates of importance to the African continent. Both disciplinary and interdisciplinary research projects are welcome, and priority will be given to those projects with the greatest promise to improve our understanding of Africa. After completion of field research, Ford Dorsey fellows will become affiliates of the Center for African Studies, taking full part in the intellectual life of the Center.
On behalf of Ford Foundation, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will award dissertation fellowships to doctoral candidates who show superior academic achievement and who identify as a member of a minority population historically underrepresented in higher education. Skip to main content. Search form Search.