The University of Delaware’s Center for the Study of Diversity is looking for fund small research projects in an effort to help improve the university’s diversity and inclusion programs.  This is an annual grant offering that “the center aims to facilitate wider understanding of the social and academic impacts of diversity and to inform and support diversity practices within the community.”

The research grants are separated between up to $5,000 for Faculty diversity research and up to $1,500 for graduate students. Both applications are due Monday January 16th at 5pm

Faculty Research Grant focus:

  • Public Scholarship/Community Engagement — Scholarly based projects that involve students partnering with organizations beyond the walls of the University on goals and issues that impact UD’s campus climate for diversity.
  • Research/Data Analysis — Original research and/or secondary data analysis that examines diversity issues and practices on campus and their implications for and applications to UD’s campus climate for diversity.

Graduate Research Grant focus:

  • Campus Climate — Projects that examine factors that affect student (graduate and/or undergraduate) success at UD. Partnerships among diverse groups on campus are highly desirable.
  • Research/Data Analysis — Original research and/or secondary data analysis that examines diversity issues and practices on UD’s campus and their implications for and applications to UD.

http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2017/january/diversity-research-grants/