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Faculty/Staff Grants for Diversity, Inclusion, and Internationalization

2022 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity Grants

Provost and Acting President, Dr. Herbert Medina, has approved $10,000 in funding for current UP staff and faculty to attend the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, which will be in Portland, May 31 to June 4. Click on this link to access more information on NCORE 2022

Grants up to $695 USD are available to participate in the conference. These funds are for registration for the conference only. Lodging, food, travel, pre-conference workshops and/or additional workshops/materials will not be covered.

Grant applications will be due by March 15, 2022 and will be based on the following criteria:

  • Explicitness of the explanation of how conference participation will benefit students, staff, and/or faculty and advance a more inclusive campus environment.
  • Commitment to Post-Conference summer brown-bag lunches.
  • Funds for conference attendance are given higher priority to those who have not previously attended the conference and to those who do not have professional development funds available to them.

Click here to fill out a grant application

Applicants will be notified of acceptance by March 25, 2022. 

View this report of 2019-20 grants.

CISGO Student Seed Grants for Diversity, Inclusion, and Internationalization

2021-22 CISGO DII Grant Applications for Faculty, Staff, and Students are Closed.

An additional pool of $5,000 will be set aside for students seeking seed grants.

  • CISGO seed grants can be used for academic and/or field experiences that help provide greater understanding of international, intercultural, and/or development issues.
  • Funds may be used for:
    1. Professional development such as conferences, workshops or seminars that deal with international themes related to course work and intercultural competency training.
    2. Costs incurred to carry out research or field-work related to international issues and/or intercultural competency.
  • Funding request may not exceed $500 USD.

Please note: All recipients of these grants will be responsible for sharing their project with the UP Community.

Grants may not be used for stipends paid directly to the grant recipient.

Click here to fill out a grant application

 View this report of 2019-20 grants.