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DEI Funding Support

ECE provides financial support to students and student organizations interested in sending members to a variety of national conferences with a focus on supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. We also provide funding for outreach projects involving our undergraduate and graduate students.

To apply for funding, please:

Examples of teams and projects ECE has supported in previous years:

CSF Global Partnership (M-HEAL)

Travel to Bangladesh to conduct a needs assessment so they could make assistive devices for children with cerebral palsy.

Graduate Society of Black Engineers and Scientists

Annual Juneteenth Celebration featuring food, music, and activities.

Grid Alternatives: Students for Sustainable Energy

Travel to various low-income locations in the U.S. and abroad to install solar panels on homes.


Travel to Costa Rica to support turtle conservation, while volunteering in the community.

National Society of Black Engineers

Travel to the annual national conference.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Travel to the annual national conference.

Society of Women Engineers

Travel to the annual national conference.

SWE Team Tech

The team partnered with Northrop Grumman to reduce the sound emissions from a 3-D printed unmanned aerial vehicle.