Ford Foundation: Dissertation Fellowships for Minorities

Annual award to increase the presence of under-represented minorities on the nation's college and university faculties, to enhance diversity on campus, and to address the persistent effects of past discrimination. With this award, the Ford Foundation supports doctoral scholars in completing their dissertations.
Behavioral sciences; literature & languages; history, philosophy, & religion; social sciences; education; life sciences; chemistry; earth sciences; physics & astronomy; engineering, mathematics, and computer sciences.
Ph.D. and Sc.D. students who are U.S. citizens from one of the following minority groups: Native American Indian, Alaskan Native (Eskimo or Aleut), Black/African American, Mexican American/Chicano, Native Pacific Islander (Polynesian or Micronesian), or Puerto Rican. Must have completed all degree requirements except the writing and defense of the dissertation, including coursework, examinations, language requirements, etc.
$21,000 stipend for a 12-month fellowship, plus all expenses paid for three required conferences.
December 3
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