About to graduate and considering a PhD program? Would you like to teach at a college or university in the future?? If you answered “yes” to these questions than this scholarship may be for you!
Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs; practice oriented degree programs are not eligible for support (No MDs only).
Eligibility to apply for a Ford fellowship is limited to:
All citizens, nationals, and permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program.Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations),Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Students from under-represented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply
Deadline: November 20, 2015
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Molly Hildebrand at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment. Please review the Ford Foundation website to make sure that you meet the selection criteria in advance of the meeting.