2020 Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship: Open to Undocumented Graduate Students with DACA

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The Ford Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2020 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship! Fellowship recipients receive a $24,000 stipend for three years, an invitation to attend the annual conference of Ford Fellows, and access to a growing network of Ford Fellows who are able to provide mentoring and support. Note: This opportunity is open to students who have DACA.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

“1) All U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, political asylees, and refugees, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

2) Individuals with evidence of superior academic achievement (such as grade point average, class rank, honors, or other designations).

3) Individuals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.

4) Individuals enrolled in or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based (dissertation-required) program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary (not for profit) U.S. institution of higher education.

5) Individuals who as of the 2020 fall semester require a minimum of three years of study to complete their Ph.D./Sc.D. degree.

6) Individuals who have not earned a doctoral degree at any time, in any field.”

The deadline to apply is December 17, 2019

For more information and to apply, please visit their official website: Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

Please note that this opportunity was first posted by the Ford Foundation. The link to the fellowship opportunity may not work after the deadline has passed.

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