Pathways to Higher Education: A Ford Foundation Global Initiative for Promoting Inclusiveness in Higher Education

Source: 
Ford Foundation

Date

2008

Case Study Sector

Education

Despite a massive increase in higher education enrollments around the world, the student body in most higher education institutions does not begin to represent the demographics of their countries. In 2001 the Ford Foundation launched a $50 million, ten-year global initiative, Pathways to Higher Education, to support efforts that transform higher education institutions outside the United States to enable greater numbers of poor, minority, or otherwise underrepresented students to obtain a university degree.
The Ford Foundation also concurrently launched the International Fellowships Program through the Institute of International Education. The International Fellowships Program provides scholarships for graduate study to underrepresented students.
This publication outlines some of the best practices of Pathways grantees.

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Keyword

  • Partnership

Region

  • Asia
  • Latin America

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