Skip to content Skip to navigation

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.

View DDRO details

The DDRO application will open Spring 2020. 

Contact vpgeapplications@stanford.edu with any questions.

Recent News

May 29 2014 | Stanford Report
Through a study of late 19th-century Chinese maps, doctoral student Eric Vanden Bussche has discovered border development origins that offer a new historical perspective on China's territorial disputes today. BY RACHEL SMITH Eric Vanden Bussche was a recipient of a VPGE funded Diversity...
Dec 5 2013 | Stanford Report
PhD candidate Amanda Cannata sheds light on how ethnicity, gender and class were represented through musical events at the 19th and early 20th century world's fairs. Amanda is a recipient of the VPGE's Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity award, for support of her archival research in...