Application Instructions

Before you begin

  1. Obtain a nomination from your current or previous doctoral institution. 
  2. Be prepared to provide the following required documents in PDF:
    • Cover letter
    • Current resume/Curriculum vitae
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Unofficial transcripts for all institutions attended.  Official transcripts will be required for those selected but unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the application process.
  3. Please review the application instructions before beginning the online application.

When you are ready to begin

Click on the link below to either register as a New User or to log in as a Returning User and continue working on an application you already created. If you have to stop working on your application before you complete it, any information that you've submitted should be saved.

If you have any problems submitting the online application, send an e-mail to

Start or Continue an Online Application

Application deadline: April 1

Your application is not complete until all required documents are received by the President's Diversity Faculty Fellowship Program.