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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

Goes By: Ford Dissertation

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

About this Fellowship

Provides one year of support to complete a dissertation leading to a PhD or ScD degree for individuals committed to teaching at the college or university level.

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 stipend of $25,000, and expenses to attend 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

Last updated: August 4, 2023

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