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Friday, September 12, 2008

2009 Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships Program for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching

Applications are now being accepted for the 2009 Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships Program for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching. Full eligibility information and on-line applications are available on the National Academies Web site at: http://pull.xmr3.com/p/3638-7C01/7105434/http-nationalacademies.org-fellowships.html

Eligibility Requirements:

U.S. citizen or national;
Planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level in a research-based field of science, social sciences, or humanities

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

Approximately 60 predoctoral, 35 dissertation, and 20 postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National Research Council of the National Academies

Application Deadline Dates:

Predoctoral: November 14, 2008
Dissertation: November 28, 2008
Postdoctoral: November 28, 2008

For further information, contact:

Fellowships Office, K576
National Research Council of the National Academies 500 Fifth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 334-2872
Fax: (202) 334-3419
E-mail: mailto:infofell@nas.edu

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