Randy Higgins joined the Fellowships Office staff in 2000. Prior to joining the Fellowships Office, he worked for several years as a project manager in the field of civil engineering. In his current position in the Fellowships Office, Randy assists in the development and management of the Ford Foundation Fellowships online application. He is a key member of the technical support team during the application competition each year. Randy also assists with the Ford Fellowships homepage website design and maintenance. One of his other major responsibilities is processing stipends and employing institution allowance payments for Ford postdoctoral fellows who are beginning or finishing their fellowship tenure.