Ford Foundation, University of Groningen

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Ford Foundation
Selection criteria
Purposes:Master programme, Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), Ph.D.
Programmes:Master programme American Studies, Master programme Applied Linguistics: Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Master programme Classical Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Master programme Clinical Linguistics (EMCL), Master programme Euroculture, Master programme International Humanitarian Action (NOHA), Master programme Literary and Cultural Studies, MSc Educational Sciences, MSc Psychology, MSc Econometrics, Operations Research and Actuarial Studies, MSc Economics and Business, MSc Human Resource Management, MSc International Business and Management, MSc International Financial Management: specialization of Int. Bus. and Management, MSc Technology Management, LL.M. European Law, LL.M. International and Comparative Private Law, LL.M. International Economic and Business Law, LL.M. International Law and the Law of International Organizations, MSc Regional Studies, Master programme Art History and Archaeology, Master programme English Literature and Culture, Master programme International Relations and International Organization, MSc Artificial Intelligence, MA Philosophy, MA Philosophy: Research Master, MSc Environmental and Infrastructure Planning, MSc Population Studies, Master programme Language and Communication Technologies, LL.M. Criminal Law and Criminology, Master programme Concealed Knowledge: Gnosticism, Esotericism and Mysticism, Master programme Origins of Abrahamic Religions, Master programme Religion, Conflict and Globalization, Master programme Religion and Culture, Master programme Religion and the Public Domain
Countries of origin:Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African Replublic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, China, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kiribati, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Moldova, Mongolia, Macedonia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Morocco, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Montserrat, Nepal, Niger, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Namibia, Niue, Nauru, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Palau, Panama, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, Serbia, Montenegro, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, South Africa, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tanzania, East Timor, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Additional information
Eligible candidates:

Requirements for candidates:

· Demonstrate superior achievement in their undergraduate studies and hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent.

· Have substantial experience in community service or development-related activities.

· Possess leadership potential evidenced by their employment and academic experience.

· Propose to pursue a post-baccalaureate degree that will directly enhance their leadership capacity in a practical, policy, academic, or artistic discipline or field corresponding to one or more of the Foundation's areas of endeavor.

· Present a plan specifying how they will apply their studies to social problems or issues in their own countries.

· Commit themselves to working on these issues following the fellowship period. IFP selects Fellows on the strength of their clearly-stated intention to serve their communities and countries of origin, and expects that they will honor this obligation

Grant information:
The International Fellowships Program provides support for up to three years of formal graduate-level study leading to a masters or doctoral degree. IFP Fellows may choose to study in any academic discipline or field of study related to the Ford Foundation's three grant-making areas: Asset Building and Community Development, Education, Media, Arts and Culture, Peace and Social Justice
Grant provider:

Ford Foundation

All applications must be submitted to the appropriate IFP International Partner listed on the Ford Foundation website (link) in the country or region where the applicant resides. IFP International Partners determine application deadlines and selection schedules in their region or country. Applications are reviewed and final selections decided by panels composed of practitioners and scholars from various fields of work and study. The level and duration of awards are determined as part of the selection process. Ford Foundation staff and their family members may not serve on selection panels and are not eligible to apply for IFP awards. Members of selection committees, staff of the organizations managing the program in the various regions, and their family members are also ineligible for IFP awards.
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