The next application period will open summer of 2020, at which time the application form will be available online. There is no fee to apply.
Applications are open to Ph.D. and terminal degree students who are: 1) beginning or early in their degree programs; 2) from historically underrepresented groups in the field of hazards and disaster science & practice, or from a community disproportionately affected by hazards or disasters; and 3) U.S. citizens.
Fellows are not required to attend the University of Delaware to participate in the BAF. Participating Ph.D. students (Fellows) attend programs at nationally regarded institutions across the U.S. as they attain degrees and build careers in disaster research and practice.