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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships


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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)

Description:
The dissertation fellowships provide one year of support for individuals working to complete a dissertation leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.

Dissertation fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Research Council (NRC) on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The 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.

Stipend and Benefits:

One-year stipend of $25,000 (no institutional allowance)

Expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows

Access to Ford Fellow Regional Liaisons, a network of former Ford Fellows who have volunteered to provide mentoring and support to current fellows.

All citizens or nationals of the United States, nationals, permanent residents (green card holders), and individuals granted deferred action status (DACA), regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, studying in a research-based discipline, are eligible.
portable funding

Participating Institution(s):
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National Academies, The (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
General Social Sciences
STEM Fields

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Page last updated 2/3/2017
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