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2016 Ford Foundation
Fellowship Program
competition is scheduled to open in September 2015.

Please continue to monitor this site for future announcements. 

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

2016 Dissertation and Postdoctoral application deadlines will be:
November 13, 2015

(5:00 PM EST)

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






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