Diversity Grants, Awards and Program Applications

1) Undergraduate Student Research Grant

The request for this funding initiative will be focused on support of UofL undergraduate student conducting research in the area of science, technology, engineering and/or math. 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 course credit hours at the University of Louisville at the time the application is submitted.The student must be a member of a federally recognized underserved minority (African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander).Research projects can come from any discipline represented at UofL as long as the research emphasizes science, technology and/or math. 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 by phone 502-852-2029 for assistance. Download 2016 Undergraduate Student Research Grant Application (Word)  The Deadline has been extended to March 25, 2016.

 

2) Graduate Student Research Grant

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 2016 Graduate Student Research Grant Application (Word)  The deadline has been extended to March 25, 2016.

 

3) Presidential Exemplary 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, course content and processed incorporating multicultural and global perspectives. Download 2016 Nomination Form (Word)

 

4) Presidential Exemplary Multicultural Engagement Staff Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a part or full-time staff member who has demonstrated through their organization, leadership, and mentoring, the ability to promote the value of diversity and inclusion within the university setting. The winner of this award should demonstrate merit not based only on the functions of his or her job, but also on extraordinary commitment beyond what would be considered satisfactory levels of job performance. Exemplary multicultural engagement involves effective guidance and mentoring, critical thinking to support active and reflective learning for our students to achieve success, and demonstrating relevant events or opportunities to enhance human diversity. For additional information contact Fannie Cox. Download 2016 Nomination Form (Word)

 

5) Diversity Programming Application

Due to an overwhelming number of programming applications received, funding for the CODRE Diversity Programming is no longer available effective 1/25/2016. Diversity Programming will begin accepting applications for funding for the Fall Semester 2016 effective July 1, 2016.