IMPORTANT: Note that external funding may be amplified by the Northwestern Graduate School's External Award Policy, the benefits of which may (depending on the specific's of a given award) include amplification of the award's stipend to that year's baseline Graduate School stipend level. Specifics about the External Award Policy can be found here.
One-year stipend of $25,000 (tenure is to be no less than 9 months, and no more than 12). The awards will be made to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
Expenses paid to attend one Conference of Ford Fellows
Early-November application submission deadline
Only citizens of the United States or native residents of a possession of the United States are eligible. U.S. permanent residents who are citizens of another country will not be considered.
Nine months of funding for students who will be completing their dissertations by the end of June in the year following conferral of the fellowship, with a stipend of $25,000. Study must be carried out only in the United States and all funds must be expended only within this country.