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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 DIF application is closed.

Review the DIF Overview and Proposal Guidelines.

Recent News

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...
Nov 6 2018 | Stanford Medicine
On a sunny Saturday afternoon in September, I navigated through an unfamiliar section of east San Jose, en route to Andrew P. Hill High School, the home of a science exploration program created by a group of Stanford science graduate students in 2015. The program, known as FAST (Future Advancers of...
Nov 5 2018 | Stanford Medicine
When Cooper Galvin came to Stanford in 2014 to earn a PhD in biophysics, he intended to work toward winning a Nobel Prize, or at least curing tuberculosis. "It hasn't really happened that way," Galvin admitted. Instead, perhaps just as spectacularly, he — along with a group of other Stanford...