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2016 Ford Foundation
Fellowship Programs
competition is Now Closed and no longer accepting applications

2016 Predoctoral application deadline was:
November 20, 2015
(5:00 PM EST)

2016 Dissertation and Postdoctoral application deadlines were:
November 13, 2015

(5:00 PM EST)

Supplementary Materials receipt deadline (all levels):
January 8, 2016
(5:00 PM EST)  




Follow the steps below to prepare your application submission to the Ford Foundation Fellowship Program.
  1. Read through the following:
  2. Contact your potential letter writers early to ensure they can submit a recommendation letter on yourthe supplementary materials deadline and provide them with a copy of your essays and any other relevant information which will enable them to submit a strong letter on your behalf.

  3. Familiarize yourself with Navigating the Online Application.

  4. Review Helpful Resources for Preparing a Competitive Fellowship Application.

  5. Confirm the eligibility of your field by looking it up in the Eligible Fields of Study List (Predoctoral, Dissertation, or Postdoctoral).

  6. Start an application here.


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