Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Grant Program

UCA Diversity Statement

UCA is dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty, and staff population and enhanced multicultural learning opportunities. We value the opportunity to work, learn, and develop in a community that embraces the diversity of individuals and ideas, including race, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, gender, marital status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, physical ability, political affiliation, and intellectual perspective.

Application Process

Grant Program Application

Each application must be submitted electronically and the requested documentation must be scanned as attachments. Please submit to

Application Due Dates

September 15 for Fall Semester
January 15 for Spring Semester
April 15 for Summer Semester

Award Application Review and Outcomes

A sub-committee of the Diversity Advisory Committee representing faculty, staff, and students reviews applications. Awards are based on merit, according to the assessment rubric and available funding. Applicants receive notification of the application outcome within one month of the application due date. Successful grants receive reimbursement upon completion of the initiative. Reimbursement documentation is due no later than the end of the respective semester with the exception of the summer, which is due no later than June 1, absent special arrangements. The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion transfers funds to the respective departmental account through Supplies and Services or Budget Transfer forms. RSOs must have an agency account or collaborate with a UCA department.