Subscribe to our mailing list  |  Search:  
 
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs
Fellowships Office
Policy and Global Affairs
Home Applicants Fellows Networking & Mentoring Contact Fellowships Home
 FORD FOUNDATION PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
 

Eligibility to apply for a predoctoral 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,
  • Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required), program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary (not for profit) U.S. institution of higher education,
  • Individuals who as of the 2017 fall semester require a minimum of three years of study to complete their Ph.D./Sc.D. degree, and
  • Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.
  • Individuals who will be pursuing a doctoral degree in an eligible field of study
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 Predoctoral 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.
 

 Back to Ford Home

PGA_171962PGA_171939PGA_171940PGA_171447PGA_050509PGA_046609PGA_084507PGA_048208PGA_046611PGA_084490