Recap of recent Ford Foundation Fellowship info sessions

By Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:25 AM

The following is a summarized article of the advice given to students interested in applying for the Ford Foundation Fellowships - Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral. ‚ÄčIt includes links to resources referenced during the sessions, as well as the list of panelists and presenters at the sessions who are either awardees and/or reviewers of the Ford Foundation Fellowships.


Resources and Tips for Applying
Access and download the information page for details on Components of the Application, as well as the article Preparing a Successful Application by Ernesto Chávez, Miroslava Chávez-García, and Luis Alvarez.

Resource for Writing an Abstract
This website gives a thorough explanation of how to write abstracts including information, videos, and handouts.  University of Maryland Baltimore "How to Write an Abstract"

Session Notes
These notes are informal and general based on the discussions in the two sessions about the different application components. The beginning section is notes on one event (Nov. 13), and the latter part is notes on the other event (Nov. 8). Download here: Session Notes Nov 2017.