Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
9
Days
December 9 2021
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

Description

Dissertation fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 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. Individuals will not be supported unless the applicant can document that the program of study is research-based, requiring a dissertation, and the applicant plans to follow a career in teaching and research in academia. The required letters or recommendation must be 3 in minimum and in maximum. The deadline for the transcript and letters of recommendation is on January 6, 2022, 5 PM EST. The online application must be submitted by 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 9, 2021. Kindly visit the scholarship website for more information.

Amount Details

$28,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Communications, Computer Science/Data Processing, Economics, Earth Science, Engineering/Technology, Geography, History, Mathematics, Psychology, Political Science, Philosophy, Religion/Theology, Urban and Regional Planning, Women's Studies, Arts, Aviation/Aerospace, Chemical Engineering, Education, International Studies, Literature/English/Writing, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences

How to Apply

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Contact FordApplications@nas.edu
Tel: 202-334-2872 Address 501 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001