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DIF: Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds

About DIF

Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds (DIF) is a pilot program that supports Stanford graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the development of a project that will advance diversity within those populations.

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The DIF application is now open. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Review the 2017 DIF Overview and Proposal Guidelines.

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Recent News

The new cross-disciplinary PhD expands opportunities for students and faculty to study issues of race, inequality and language. What began in 2012 as a somewhat loosely structured opportunity for education students and faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Education to explore issues of race,...
Jul 26 2017 | Stanford News
Under a new program, Stanford has awarded 20 grants to support innovative initiatives that advance the diversity of the university community and foster inclusion. After completing their summer research projects, five Stanford undergraduates will return to their hometown high schools in Texas,...
Jun 30 2017 | Stanford News
Bay Area teachers gathered at Stanford for a five-week program this spring that provided educators strategies to teach Islam. The program, a collaboration involving three Stanford organizations, doesn’t shy away from Islam’s complicated nature. A unique collaboration at Stanford is bringing a...
Jun 2 2017 | The Dish
Seven students were recently honored with James W. Lyons Awards for Service to and on behalf of Stanford. The awards were presented by GREG BOARDMAN, vice provost of student affairs, at a ceremony on May 23. Award winner Joey Nelson is a 2015 DARE Fellow, 2015 DIF recipient, and a 2016 recipient of...