TO: All Graduate Deans, Graduate Associate Deans, Department Chairs, Graduate Faculty, Graduate Coordinators and Graduate Staff
FROM: Tyisha Hathorn, PhD, Director, Office of Graduate Minority Programs, the Graduate School
RE: Funding Opportunity: Graduate School Support for the Enhancement of Underrepresented Doctoral Student Recruitment
DATE: July 6, 2016
The Graduate School$B!G(Bs Office of Graduate Minority Programs (OGMP) is pleased to announce a new initiative to assist units in recruiting underrepresented minority (URM) PhD students by providing up to $5,000 in matching funds to enhance student diversity.
Eligibility and important information:
Any PhD$B!>(Bgranting unit at the University of Florida seeking to enhance enrollment of URM PhD students. Funding is not available for master$B!G(Bs student recruitment. Units can submit an individual proposal or a joint proposal in conjunction with other units in the same college.
Amount of Support: The maximum amount for matching funds is $5,000, though additional funds may be considered for proposals with a multi-unit partnership. Each proposal must have a cost$B!>(Bsharing commitment from the unit and/or the college.
Potential funds can be used for the following activities:
The above list is not inclusive and other ideas are encouraged.
Proposal deadline: August 1st, 2016
Awardee notification: August 15th, 2016
Deadline to expend the 2016$B!>(B2017 recruitment funds: May 1st, 2017
Deadline for Recruitment Summary report: June 1st, 2017
If you have questions concerning the information specified above please contact the Office of Graduate Minority Programs at [log in to unmask] or at 352-392-6444.