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  • Awards are up to $7,500
  • Opportunities to serve on research teams
  • Mentored by African American faculty and alumni
  • Grant Writing Retreats
  • Writing Retreats
  • Dissertation Bootcamps
  • Research Bootcamps
  • Participate and engage with a community of scholars
  • Opportunities to present your research nationally/internationally
  • Opportunities to publish research

Eligibility Requirements

  • Self-identifies as a member of the African/ African-American/ Black community,
  • Accepted into a doctoral program at the University of Utah,
  • Full-time doctoral student,
  • Earned a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher,
  • A United States citizen or VISA holder,
  • Able to demonstrate their sustained personal commitment with African/African-American/ Black communities in the U.S. and in the academy, and who are able to bring diversity into their learning, teaching, and/or scholarship.
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