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Application Deadline: Ford Foundation Diversity Dissertation Fellowships

Date Nov 19, 2012
Sponsor Ford Foundation
Phone 202-334-2872
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Event type Application Deadline
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Originating Calendar I-STEM Events
Through its program of Diversity Fellowships, 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. These one-year awards ($21,000 each) will be made to individuals who 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. Eligibility: All citizens or nationals of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation (must have become a U.S. citizen by November 17, 2011), Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree candidates studying in an eligible research-based discipline at a U.S. educational institution Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field. Fields of Study: Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs that include the following major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields: American studies, anthropology, archaeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry, communications, computer science, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, ethnomusicology, geography, history, international relations, language, life sciences, linguistics, literature, mathematics, performance study, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, urban planning, and women's studies. Also eligible are interdisciplinary ethnic studies programs, such as African American studies and Native American studies, and other interdisciplinary programs, such as area studies, peace studies, and social justice. Application deadline: November 19, 2012. Contact: Fellowships Office, Keck 576 National Research Council 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 Tel: 202-334-2872 Fax: 202-334-3419 E-mail: infofell@nas.edu URL: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/FordFellowships/PGA_047959