The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens or nationals committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. The three - year awards will be made for study in research - based doctoral programs (Ph.D. or Sc.D.) in the behavioral and social sciences, humanities, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, life sciences, or for interdisciplinary programs composed of two or more eligible disciplines that lead to a career in teaching or research at the college level. You must also submit GRE scores to complete your application. Preference will be given to members of the following ethnic minority groups: Native American, Alaskan Native, African-American, Mexican-American, Native Pacific Islander, and Puerto Rican.