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Washington, DC 20001

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2015 Ford Foundation
Fellowship Program
competition is
NOW CLOSED
and no longer accepting applications 

Predoctoral application deadline was:
November 19, 2014
(5:00 PM EST)
 

Dissertation and Postdoctoral application deadlines were:
November 14, 2014

(5:00 PM EST)
 

Supplementary Materials receipt deadline (all levels):
January 9, 2015
(5:00 PM EST)  

 

 


CONFERENCE OF FORD FELLOWS

The annual Conference of Ford Fellows is a unique national conference of a select group of high-achieving scholars committed to diversifying the professoriate and using diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Scholars can engage in the following activities:

  • Networking with peers and “elders”
  • Face to face conversations with university and academic presses
  • Publication workshops
  • Strategies to complete the dissertation
  • Planning an academic career
  • Career advancement workshops
  • Proposal, grant-writing, and research funding advice
  • Paper and poster presentations with supportive comments and critiques from colleagues
  • Opportunities to identify mentors and peers from across the country
  • Opportunities to interact with established and emerging scholars in diverse fields

The 2014 Conference of Ford Fellows was held on September 26-27 in Irvine, CA. The theme of the 2014 conference was "Passing the Torch for Transformative Leadership and Education Equity." Available here in PDF is the conference final agenda.