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Friday, November 16, 2007

Ford Foundation Fellowships

Students who have completed at least a Bachelor's degree who would like to participate in a 9-month graduate certificate program in the Asian Pacific.The deadline of the application is on November 29, 2007.


The Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships seek 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.

To facilitate this goal the Fellowship grants awards at the Predoctoral, Dissertation and, Postdoctoral levels to students who demonstrate excellence, a commitment to diversity and a desire to enter the professoriate.

The Fellowship makes the following annual awards

* Approximately 60 Predoctoral Awards at $20,000 per year for up to three years.
* Approximately 35 Dissertation Awards at $21,000 for one year
* Approximately 20 Postdoctoral Awards at $40,000 for one year

Eligibility Requirements

* All citizens or nationals of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
* Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement
* Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level,
* Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a U.S. educational institution, and
* Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.

For more details about eligibility or the application process please visit : http://www7.nationalacademies.org/fordfellowships/