This article is published in the May 2024 issue.

UR2PhD Funding Opportunity for Organizations Broadening Participation in Computing

By Julia Sepulveda, Program Associate, CRA-E

The UR2PhD program aims to broaden participation in computing by increasing the quality and scale of undergraduate research experiences. At this time, our program activities are cultivating stronger mentoring relationships and inspiring confidence and collaboration through training. 

In order to strengthen the computing pipeline, we are currently accepting proposals for projects that complement UR2PhD’s goal of increasing the number of gender-marginalized individuals who earn a PhD in a computing field. 

Interested applicants must submit their applications, including a proposal (up to five-pages), no later than 11:59 p.m. PT on Saturday, June 8, 2024. Grant eligibility is limited to non-profit organizations working on initiatives that support gender-marginalized (e.g. women, transgender, non-binary) computing students within the higher education pipeline.

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