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Diversity Outreach and Opportunities

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Stanford is dedicated to ensuring that all students experience maximum success and gain the best access to the host of opportunities available to them at the university.

Advising and Outreach

Undergraduates seeking guidance, or interested in learning about internships, fellowships, and other opportunities that support diversity should contact Laura Selznick, Undergraduate Advising Director.

Fellowships and Programs

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Explore the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship which help students of great promise become scholars of the highest distinction. They will diversify the faculty of future ranks of the professorate and serve as role models for all youth.

Learn more about the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship


The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

This fellowship provides opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. Seniors or alumni who intend to pursue graduate and/or professional school, as well as first and second-year graduate students, may apply for this award.  Undergraduates should consult with Laura Selznick if you are interested in applying. Refer to the Foundation website for further information and to apply. 


Stanford Diversity Exchange

The Stanford Diversity Exchange program provides Stanford undergraduates the opportunity for an academic exchange with schools such as Morehouse College, Howard University, and Spelman College. Learn more at the Black Community Services Center.

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