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DIF: Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds

About DIF

Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds (DIF) offers funding to support Stanford graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the development of a project that will advance diversity within those populations.

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The 2020 DIF application is now open. The application closes Tuesday June 30, 2020. 

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May 14 2020 | Stanford Magazine
Growing up, Amber Moore dreamed of seeing the world. So in middle school, she began storing money in a rain forest–print papier-mâché box she called the Amber’s Going to Africa Savings Fund. Raised in San Diego by a single mom who worked as an animal-care attendant, Moore loved animals early on,...
May 14 2020 | Stanford News
Student Affairs recently filled two staff positions that serve Stanford students. Long-time Stanford staff member Snehal Naik and fifth-year doctoral student Abiya Ahmed are assuming new leadership roles in the Office of Student Engagement and The Markaz, respectively. Here, they share what’s new...
Mar 20 2020 | Stanford News
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new device for connecting the brain directly to silicon-based technologies. While brain-machine interface devices already exist – and are used for prosthetics, disease treatment and brain research – this latest device can record more data while...
Mar 2 2020 | Stanford News
Although women are graduating with science degrees in increasing numbers, their representation diminishes by the time they reach more senior levels. To give women a sense of belonging in STEM departments – and ultimately ensure the world benefits from their ideas and insights – over a dozen groups...