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Ford Foundation Fellowship Program For Achieving Excellence in Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Date posted: 10/02/2013

Award: One year stipend: $40,000

Field: American studies, anthropology,archaeology, art and theater history, astronomy, chemistry,communications, computer science, cultural studies, earth sciences,economics, education, engineering, ethnic studies, ethnomusicology

Eligibility: All citizens, nationals, and permanent residents; Individuals awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than November 30, 2006 and no later than November 15, 2013 in an eligible research-based field from a U.S. educational institution

Contact Information:

Name: Fellowship Office, K576
Phone: 202-334-2872
Address: National Research Council of the National Academies 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
Web site:

Additional information:

Through its program of 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.This year the program will award approximately 24 postdoctoral fellowships. The postdoctoral fellowships provide one year of support for individuals engaged in postdoctoral study after the attainment of the Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree. On-line application.

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