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DDRO: Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity

About DDRO

The VPGE's Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO) provides competitive awards to doctoral students for research expenses related to dissertations that focus on some aspect of diversity, broadly defined to include socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and culture. These funds help advance Stanford’s commitment to graduate student diversity.

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The DDRO application is now open. The application deadline is April 5, 2016.

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Dec 19 2014 | Stanford News
By recreating a classic experiment, Stanford psychologists find that altruistic behavior may be governed more by relationships, even brief ones, than instincts. Stanford psychology graduate student and researcher Rodolfo Cortes Barragan is an Autumn 2014 DDRO award recipient, DARE Fellow, and EDGE...
Oct 23 2014 | The Dish
In many of the world’s overcrowded urban slums, residents must choose between open defecation, crowded public toilets or expensive private pit latrines that can’t be emptied safely. A Stanford team working on a sustainable solution recently won a $15,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection...