Ford Foundation: Postdoctoral 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 affects of past discrimination. Fellows are supported for one year of research and scholarship free from their normal professional duties.
Life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, engineering sciences, behavioral and social sciences, education, and the humanities.
Scholars who have earned the Ph.D. degree recently. U.S. citizens from the following minority groups: Native American Indian, Alaskan Native (Eskimo or Aleut), Black/African American, Mexican American/Chicano, Native Pacific Islander (Polynesian or Micronesian), and Puerto Rican.
Stipend of $34,000 for 12 months; a $3,000 allowance for travel and relocation to research sites; $2,000 research allowance; and $2,500 for the fellow's home institution.
January 8
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