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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 2021 DIF application will open Spring 2021.

Contact vpgeapplications@stanford.edu with any questions.

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The Association of American Colleges and Universities announced today the 2020 recipients of the annual K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award. This award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education; who demonstrate a commitment to developing...
Dec 4 2019 | Scope
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