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FORD FOUNDATION POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

 

Eligibility to apply for a postdoctoral fellowship is limited to:

  • All U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, 
  • Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations), 
  • Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, and 
  • Individuals awarded a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree no earlier than November 30, 2009 and no later than November 10, 2016 in an eligible research-based field from a U.S. institution of higher education.
Receipt of the fellowship award is conditioned upon each awardee providing satisfactory documentation that he or she meets the eligibility requirements.
 
HOW TO APPLY


Follow the steps below to prepare and submit an application for a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship.
  1. Read through the following:

  2. Familiarize yourself with Navigating the Online Application.

  3. Start an application here.

Applicants should note that it is their responsibility to ensure that all application components--including all supplementary materials--have been entered, uploaded, and submitted by the specified deadlines.
 

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