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Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities

The Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities is a Fellowship sponsored by National Research Council.

Award Information:

Amount of Fellowship: Average: $24000
Application Deadline: Mid-November
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or national who is an Alaskan Native, Native American, Black/African-American, Mexican American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican.
Eligibility: College senior, Master's-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

National Research Council
2101 Constitution Avenue
Washington, DC

Email Address: infofell@nas.edu
Phone Number: 202 334 2872
Fax Number: 202 334 3419
http://www.national-academies.org

You can find out more by contacting:


Fellowship Office

A good place to start is to check out available information on the fellowship. Getting the greatest odds of success comes from initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, seek to understand the potential motivations of the National Research Council and their reason for offering the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities. If you are qualified, figure out if you have a decent shot of being awarded the fellowship. After figuring out that you have a decent shot of actually being a recipient of the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities, then it is useful to fill out an application.

A vital part of working toward obtaining the fellowship is paying close attention to the application. Occasionally the process can be long and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done properly and without omission. Pay careful attention so that you won't get passed over because of carelessness.

Once the application is sent off, you should note when the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities distributes any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to count on the fellowship to help meet your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities. Recently it has become more burdensome to be able to take care of the increasing costs of education, and being awarded the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities to defray some of the costs is often invaluable. If you don't end up getting the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities, keep at it, there are other fellowships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015

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