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DARE: Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence

About DARE

The DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship Program awards two-year fellowships to advanced doctoral students who want to investigate and prepare for academic careers and whose presence will help diversify the professoriate.

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The 2019 DARE application opens Friday, February 1, 2019.

Contact vpgeapplications@stanford.edu with any questions.

Recent News

Nov 12 2018 | Stanford News
Since Stanford launched the Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence Doctoral Fellowship Program (DARE) a decade ago, more than 150 alumni of the program have launched careers in academia, industry and government after earning PhDs on the Farm. To honor their achievements, Stanford invited...
Nov 7 2018 | Stanford News
When Michal Vadai’s experiment worked for the first time, she jumped out of her seat. Vadai, a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, had spent months designing and troubleshooting a new tool that could greatly expand the capability of an advanced microscope at the Stanford Nano Shared...
Nov 1 2018 | Stanford News
On a recent autumn day, Provost Persis Drell was strolling across the campus of the University of Notre Dame on her way to cheer for the Stanford Cardinal football team when she heard a friendly voice call out, “Persis!” Drell turned to greet Maria Holland, who earned a doctorate in mechanical...
Jul 26 2018 | Stanford News
While research has shown that visibility in the workplace is critical for professional advancement, the reality is that for some women, it’s easier said than done. According to a new study by Stanford scholars, professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them to have...