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Competition Details

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Goes By: Ford
Fellowship Website

These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a PhD or ScD.

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.

Award Value

Annual stipend of $24,000 and expenses paid to at least one Conference of Ford Fellows.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No
Year of Study Funded Doctoral
Academic Areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Social Sciences, Humanities, Health Sciences, Fine Arts, Education
Areas of Interest: Underrepresented populations
Language Funding No

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Ford Predoctoral Electronic Deadline
Thursday, December 13, 2018
5 p.m. ET

Ford Supplemental Materials Deadline
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
5 p.m. ET

Last updated: April 19, 2019