Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities (Graduate)

Awards will be made for study in research-based Ph.D. or Sc.D. programs that include selected major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields.

Sponsor: Ford Foundation

The following major disciplines and related interdisciplinary fields fit within the scholarship guidelines: Archaeology, Anthropology, Art History, Astronomy, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Ethnomusicology, Geography, History, International Relations, Life Sciences, Linguistics, Literature, Language, Mathematics, Performance Study, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and Urban Planning. This is a three-year Fellowship award. Sixty Fellowships are granted, with stipends of $17,000.  Predoctoral fellowships are intended for students who plan to enroll in a Ph.D. or Sc.D. program including: undergraduates in their senior year, individuals who have completed undergraduate study, individuals who have completed some graduate study,  individuals already enrolled in a Ph.D. or Sc.D. program, but who can fully utilize a three-year fellowship award.
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