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Competition Details

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Goes By: Ford Postdoctoral
Fellowship Website

Provides one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment of the PhD or ScD degree.

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

One year $45,000 stipend, and expenses for attending one Conference of Ford Fellows.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Doctoral, Postdoctoral

Minimum Grade Point Average



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

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


Ford Postdoctoral Electronic Deadline
Thursday, December 10, 2020
5 p.m. EST

Ford Postdoctoral Supplemental Materials Deadline
Thursday, January 7, 2021
5 p.m. EST

Last updated: February 19, 2020

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