Diversity Programs, Grants and Applications

1) Diversity Programming: The Diversity Programming Committee is responsible for identifying and supporting programming for students, staff and faculty in collaboration with the community that supports an inclusive multicultural learning environment. The Diversity Programming Committee promotes diversity as a multi-faceted endeavor, and as such, the Diversity Committee may collaborate with other commissions/university committees to accomplish their tasks (e.g. student concerns committee, community organizations etc.). This committee's initiative supports multicultural education, instructional diversity development and programmatic efforts that enhance and strengthen students' educational experiences and supports diversity and social justice. Download Diversity Programming Application and Evaluation Form (Word)

2) Graduate Student Research Grant Opportunities: The request for this funding initiative will be focused on support of UofL graduate student research that targets populations which are the focus of the commission – diverse, underserved, under-represented and/or vulnerable populations. Any student research project submitted for funding must have UofL faculty supervision and appropriate institutional approval. Research projects can come from any discipline represented at UofL. It is recommended that all applicants for this grant review the UofL Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality web page for details about CODRE. Download 2014 Graduate Student Research Grant Application (Word)

3) MultiCultural Teaching Award : The UofL Diversity Programming Committee of CODRE and the Vice Provost for Diversity & International Affairs encourages students, faculty, academic departments, administrators, alumni, and trustees, to nominate members of the University teaching staff for this award.  Nominees must have demonstrated excellence in their teaching and scholarship through the utilization of teaching styles, culturally pluralistic and socially constructed ideals and course content and processed incorporating multicultural and global perspectives. Learn more Download Nomination Form (Word)

4) Undergraduate Student Research Grant Opportunities: The request for this funding initiative will be focused on support of UofL undergraduate student research that targets populations which are the focus of the commission – diverse, underserved, under-represented and/or vulnerable populations. Any student research project submitted for funding must have UofL faculty supervision and appropriate institutional approval. The student investigator must have completed his/her sophomore year or completed at least 60 credit hours as the University of Louisville at the time the application is submitted. The student need not be from a minority or diversity population.  Research projects can come from any discipline represented at UofL. It is recommended that all applicants for this grant review the UofL Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality web page for details about CODRE. Interested students who are experiencing difficulty in locating a mentor in their discipline may contact the CODRE Office (852-2029) for assistance.

Download 2014 Undergraduate Student Research Grant Application (Word)