Scholarship Detail

Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowships

Program Information

Deadline Month: December
Application Deadline Dates: 12/17/2020, 5 p.m. (EST)
Award Amount: $20,000/year
The Ford Foundation offers doctoral fellowships to minority groups whose under representation has been severe and long-standing. The fellowship program identifies individuals of demonstrated ability and who show the greatest promise for future achievement as scholars, researchers, and teachers in institutions of higher education. Individuals enrolled in practice-oriented programs will not be supported. The scholarship is renewable.
Type: Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Descriptors: Undocumented
Restricted: Undocumented students granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program are eligible.
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, Undocumented Students

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 4
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: Personal statement (not to exceed 3 pages ); Statement of previous research experience
Project Proposal: Yes
Project Proposal Notes: Proposed plan of graduate study
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: See contacts for all submission requirements.

Further Information

Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowships, Keck 576 National Research Council
500 Fifth Street, NW
20 001