Informatics Ph.D. students Mark Baldwin and LouAnne Boyd were recognized with honorable mentions for the 2017 Ford Foundation Fellowship Program. Baldwin was among 410 individuals who received an honorable mention in the Predoctoral Competition, while Boyd was among 220 individuals who received an honorable mention in the Dissertation Competition.
Through its fellowship programs, the Ford Foundation provides predoctoral, dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships through a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Awards are given for the study of research-based Ph.D. and Sc.D. programs with the aim of increasing diversity among the nation’s top colleges and universities. Those awarded honorable mention status are recognized for their potential to maximize the educational benefits of diversity and aspire to a career in teaching that will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
View a complete list of the awardees and honorable mentions for the Ford Foundation Fellowship Program.