- 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.
- FIELD OF STUDY:
- 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
Complete information and application materials available on line. Or
contact: Fellowship Office, GR 346A, National Research Council, 500
Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001. Telephone: 202-334-2872.
FAX: 202-334-3419. E-mail: <email@example.com>.