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2014 Ford Foundation Fellowships competition is CLOSED and no longer accepting applications.

Application deadlines for the 2014 competitons were:

Predoctoral application deadline was:  
November 20, 2013
(5:00 PM EST)

Dissertation and Postdoctoral application deadlines were:
November 15, 2013

(5:00 PM EST)

Supplementary Materials receipt deadline (all levels) was January 9, 2014  

 

 


HOW TO APPLY

 The 2014 Ford Foundation Fellowship competition is CLOSED and applications are no longer being accepted.

 

GETTING STARTED: 

1. Read thoroughly the Fact Sheet for to the level of fellowship for which you plan to apply (Predoctoral, Dissertation, or Postdoctoral)...

...so that you will understand the level-specific eligibility requirements, eligible fields of study and other important information such as stipend amounts and criteria for selection. If your field of study is not included in the eligible fields list, it may be an indication that you are not eligible for this fellowship.

2. Read carefully all instructions provided in  Application Instructions and Supplementary Materials... 

 ...so that you will have a complete understanding of the minimum required materials that comprise a complete fellowship application and the deadline for submission of all supplementary materials in support of your fellowship application.

3. Contact potential writers of your letters of recommendation early...

..to be certain they will be able to submit their letter by the deadline. Be sure to provide the writers of your letters of recommendation with a draft of your fellowship application research proposal essay so they are able to comment on it in their letter (they will be asked to do so in the instructions they will receive).

 

HOW TO APPLY:

1. Review the Helpful Resources for Preparing a Competitive Fellowship Application...

...before you begin to prepare your fellowship essays.

2. Familiarize yourself with the functionality of the online fellowship application...

 ...by reading the information provided in Navigating the Online Application.

3. Begin the application process...

...by accessing the online application Login Page.

 

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION RESOURCES 

Eligible Fields of Study Lists: Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral

Suggestions From  Reviewers (.pdf): Predoctoral, Dissertation or Postdoctoral

Uploads Help (.pdf):PredoctoralDissertation or Postdoctoral

Document Upload Specifications (.pdf)

GRE Information Sheet (.pdf)

Verification of Doctoral Degree Status forms (.pdf): Predoctoral or Dissertation

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