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Fellowships Office, Keck 576
National Research Council
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Washington, DC 20001

Tel: 202-334-2872
Fax: 202-334-3419

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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  

 

 


 

 

HELPFUL RESOURCES: PREPARING A COMPETITIVE FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION

The Fellowships Office of the National Research Council is often made aware of other sources that provide assistance with the preparation of competitive applications for national fellowship competitions such as the Ford Foundation Fellowships. Fellowship applicants have informed us that they have found the following publications to be particularly helpful (reprinted with permission; all in .pdf format):

by Ernesto Chávez, Miroslava Chávez-García and Luis Alvarez; as published in the August 2009 newsletter of the Organization of American Historians

by Cynthia Verba; a publication of The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

by Michael Kiparsky; Chronicle Careers, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Fellowships Office, National Research Council of the National Academies

University Honors College, Office of National Scholarships and International Education, New Mexico State University