Application deadlines for Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships are approaching:

Predoctoral: 2 November 2009

Dissertation: 9 November 2009

Postdoctoral: 9 November 2009

Ford Foundation Diversity 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.
Eligibility requirements:

-- Citizen or national of the United States regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
-- Evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designations).
-- Planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

Stipends and allowances:

-- Predoctoral: $20,000 to the fellow, institutional allowance of $2,000 for three years.
-- Dissertation: $21,000 for one year.
-- Postdoctoral: $40,000 for one year, $1,500 employing institution allowance, to be matched by employing institution.

Awardees have expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows.

For further information and applications, go online to, e-mail [log in to unmask] or contact:

National Research Council of the National Academies
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Washington DC 20001

Telephone: 202 334 2872
Fax: 202 334 3419
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