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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 2020 DARE application is closed.

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Recent News

Sep 26 2019 | Stanford News
Loza Tadesse and Iwnetim “Tim” Abate may have left their home country of Ethiopia to pursue engineering studies, but they haven’t forgotten their roots. The Stanford engineering PhD students returned home this past summer to share their expertise with college students and expose them to science...
Sep 26 2019 | The Dish
The Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education has announced the newest cohort of the Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence (DARE) Doctoral Fellowship Program. The two dozen Stanford PhD students represent a wide-range of academic disciplines, from aeronautics and immunology to...
Stanford political scientist Kevin Mintz says his research on sexual freedoms has been shaped by everything from his own experience with cerebral palsy to his encounters with the arts and his study of political theory. Kevin Mintz, PhD '19, is a 2017 DARE Fellow. Read the full article
Jun 17 2019 | Stanford Earth
The challenges facing humanity today – rising demands for energy, water, food, and livable land in the wake of a steadily growing global population – are critical. At a diploma ceremony June 16, Dean Stephan Graham told graduates of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford...