STEM applicants: Do include a summary of your methods, but do not make the proposal entirely methodology. Read more about FIP here. How much will my reviewers know about my research topic? If you win a Ford Foundation fellowship, you will need to contact DSP as soon as possible to set up an award management account in the UI system.
Eligibility to apply for a Ford fellowship is limited to: All U. Participation in full-time paid or unpaid internships or other paid activities, even if required for degree completion, cannot be undertaken during the fellowship year. If you are working with another fellowships advisor in your department who fills a similar role, please have them contact us at grad-success uiowa.
To the Top Verification of Doctoral Degree Status Applicants must have completed all departmental and institutional requirements for their degree, except for writing and defense of the dissertation, by the application deadline.
The panels will use academic records, essays, letters of recommendation, the application itself, and other appropriate materials as the basis for determining the extent to which candidates meet the eligibility requirements and the positive factors for selection.
DSP reviews grant applications only for completion and formatting, not content or writing style clarity; therefore, DSP routing is not a substitute for feedback from a fellowships advisor.