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Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois

Description

The goal of DFI is to increase the number of minority full-time tenure track faculty and staff at Illinois two- and four-year, public and private colleges and universities. A DFI Fellow must be an Illinois resident and U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident alien who is a member of an Underrepresented Group. Applicants must plan on pursuing a career in teaching or administration at an Illinois post-secondary institution or Illinois higher education governing board. GPA requirement: Minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a grade scale of 4.0 = A in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work; and over a 3.2 in at least 9 hours of graduate study. Students should contact their institution's Institutional Representative with questions regarding the application or review process (including deadlines).

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Idaho
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Illinois
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Education
  • CheckmarkRestricted to: Hispanic, African

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Contact Arthur Sutton
Deputy Director, Diversity and Outreach
DFI@ibhe.org