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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship

The program aims to increase the diversity of college faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity. The predoctoral fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree.

Awards for study in research-based PhD programs that lead to careers in teaching and research. Eligible fields include most of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Members of groups underrepresented in the American professoriate are encouraged to apply. A three-year award consisting of a stipend of $24,000/year, plus a payment to the graduate school in lieu of tuition.


mid November

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: First Year Graduate Student, Phd Student

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or permanent resident

Last Updated:
July 11, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17