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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 will open Monday, March 30, 2020. 

Review the DIF Overview and Proposal Guidelines.

Recent News

Jun 17 2019 | Stanford Earth
The challenges facing humanity today – rising demands for energy, water, food, and livable land in the wake of a steadily growing global population – are critical. At a diploma ceremony June 16, Dean Stephan Graham told graduates of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford...
Nov 30 2018 | Stanford Magazine
A lively group of graduate students and postdoctoral researchers is on a mission to show the public why science is cool, one podcast episode at a time. Their weekly audio show, Goggles Optional, offers a professional yet humorous take on the latest happenings in science. Now in its fifth year, the...
Nov 8 2018 | Stanford Medicine
High school science teachers from throughout the region began approaching Cooper Galvin and the other Stanford leaders of Future Advancers of Science and Technology, or FAST, after it had been in existence for just one year. By forming mentoring relationships with Stanford graduate students and...
Nov 7 2018 | Stanford Medicine
I intended to write one news article about FAST, the science exploration program created by a team of Stanford science graduate students that has touched the lives of scores of East San Jose youth. Simple, short and straightforward. But as I started talking and exchanging emails with the program's...