Applications are accepted beginning in January for consideration to join the next academic year's cohort. Application packages will be reviewed, and interviews conducted with BAF leadership up to September 1, 2019, or until the maximum number of applicants accepted for the 2019/20 BAF Fellows cohort is reached. The BAF Fellow Application is available online. There is no fee to apply.
Applications are open to Ph.D. 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.