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DDRO: Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity

About DDRO

The VPGE's Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO) provides competitive awards to doctoral students for research expenses related to dissertations that contribute to our understanding of diversity, which includes, but is not limited to, culture, socioeconomic background, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, and life experience. The primary focus for DDRO funding is on research, not on the diversity of the applicant. These funds help advance Stanford’s commitment to diversity.

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The DDRO application will open Winter 2019. 

Contact vpgeapplications@stanford.edu with any questions.

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