Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award

The Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives is calling for nominations for the 2022 Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award. Your nomination will help us determine the 2022 Diversity Champion Award recipients!

This award is presented annually to UF faculty who promote diversity and inclusivity in the university environment through their positive interactions with others in graduate education. This award recognizes faculty who have enhanced and contributed to the graduate environment by actively and positively promoting diversity, inclusion, and cross-cultural understanding.

If you would like to nominate a faculty member for the Diversity Champion Award, please complete the nomination form below.


Diversity champions will have demonstrated their dedication to diversity by one or more of the following:

  • Taking a leadership role in positive interactions between persons of different cultural backgrounds
  • A demonstrated commitment to inclusion of members of graduate education at the university from traditionally under-represented groups
  • Active involvement in organizations that foster diversity awareness
  • Creates an inclusive and supportive environment for graduate students

Important Dates & Deadlines

All Diversity Champion nomination forms must be submitted by Friday, March 18.

Recipients of the Diversity Champion Award will be announced during Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 4-8.