August 2020 Diversity Programs
The Buckley Public Service Scholars program (BPSS) is a program of the Carolina Center for Public Service that provides a framework for Carolina undergraduate students committed to making a positive impact through service. BPSS challenges participants to expand their understanding of service, connect academic and community-based experiences and build their capacity to help effect change through logging their civic engagement activities on an online portfolio. Enrollment is open at the start of each semester through the Buckley Portfolio. Fall enrollment: Aug. 7–Sept. 30. To learn more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northwestern University’s Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program (MSHE) prepares dymamic and reflective leaders in higher education through its comprehensive curriculum, unique master’s research project, and engaging paid internships. Students may complete the full-time program in one year. Information sessions here. Application deadline: Aug. 10. Apply.
Targeting Equity in Access to Mentoring (TEAM) ADVANCE invites faculty to pre-register for Fall 2020 programming: Faculty Mentor Training to enhance faculty mentoring skills, Women ADVANCE Leadership to support mid-career women faculty, and Peer Mentoring Circles to support early-career faculty. Women of color and white women in STEM disciplines are especially encouraged to participate. To indicate your interest in TEAM ADVANCE programs, please complete a brief webform, ideally by Aug. 14. TEAM ADVANCE will follow up with additional details.
Despite the current uncertainties, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is proceeding in 2020-2021. This program allows graduating seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project or serve as an English TA in one of more than 160 countries. Deadline: September 28. Apply.
Students interested in learning about APPLES Service-Learning Programs, available through the Carolina Center for Public Service, can visit the APPLES website for up-to-date information about the fall semester.
The Department of Psychiatry’s Promise Study invites assistant professors engaged in biomedical research who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander or multiracial to participate in a research study comparing peer mentoring approaches for their positive impact on personal gains and longer-term career outcomes. Participants receive up to $500. Apply.