Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowship Application


NOTE: Application may be submitted online via the form below. After submitting the application, send the following documents to Dr. Mark Bauman at

  • A cover letter describing your research area(s), experience and qualifications
  • A curriculum vita
  • A copy of your graduate transcript. (This can be a copy of the official transcript)
  • A letter from your major or dissertation adviser regarding your qualifications for this program
  • A letter from at least two additional references regarding your experience and ability. (If you have teaching experience, letters should include relevant information.)

You are permitted to apply to more than one university, but you must send separate application materials to each school.

***Please Note that FDI Scholars Fellows may undergo a criminal background check as part of the selection/hiring process at each university.***


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