Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Grant of the Week: Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships

Applications are now being accepted for the 2008 Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship program.

These fellowships, "seek to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students."

The Fellowship makes the following annual awards:
Approximately 60 Predoctoral Awards at $20,000 per year for up to three years.
Approximately 35 Dissertation Awards at $21,000 for one year
Approximately 20 Postdoctoral Awards at $40,000 for one year

For more information on these programs, as well as the online application form, visit http://www7.nationalacademies.org/fordfellowships/.

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