Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in C&IS

Campus-wide Diversity Events and Resources

UAct

Working together to create an ethical community defined by respect and civility

Video Archives

Resources for Students

Diversity-Related Scholarships and Internships

Summit Kelly Foundation Annual Scholarship

Amount: $12,000
Availability: Two each year
Eligibility: Priority of consideration is given to one freshman or transfer student who is enrolled in the College of Communication and Information Sciences and whose enrollment would enhance the diversity of the College’s student population, thereby improving the quality of the College’s educational experience and product. Given to one freshman or transfer student who demonstrates financial need, although not necessarily need as defined by federal guidelines.

Jennifer Kitt-West Scholarship

Amount: Approximately $1,000 annually
Availability: Two each year
Eligibility: Rising juniors or seniors in PR with a 3.0 GPA, whose enrollment would enhance the diversity of the College of Communication and Information Science’s student population

John S. and James L. Knight Minority Scholarship

Amount: Approximately $1,000 annually
Availability: One or two each year
Eligibility: Outstanding minority student majoring in journalism; full-time freshman through junior

James T. and Joanne Lynaugh Endowed Minority Scholarship

Amount: Approximately $1,000 annually
Availability: One each year
Eligibility: Outstanding minority student majoring in communication; freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled full-time; priority to creative media major

Ione Hendrick Roche Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Amount: Approximately $1,000 annually
Availability: Several each year
Eligibility: Minority woman who intends to pursue a degree in the College of Communication and Information Sciences

WIAT Endowed Scholarship

Amount: Approximately $500 annually
Availability: One each year
Eligibility: Full-time telecommunication major (entering freshman through junior); priority to minority students

C&IS Undergraduate Scholarships

Graduate Scholarships and Grants for Minorities

AAF’s Most Promising Multicultural Students program

Resources for Faculty, Staff and Administrators

C&IS Diversity Plan

The Diversity Charge for Hiring Committees

Hiring Resources

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Multicultural Resource Guide for Students, Faculty, and Staff

C&IS Research and Creative Work

Dr. Darrin Griffin Deaf Advocacy Research

Industry Diversity and Inclusion Resources

Insight Into Diversity
Inside Higher Ed Diversity Resources

Diverse Education
Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Diversity Tipsheet