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Chancellor's Diversity Challenge Fund Grants
The Council on University Community is accepting proposals for the Chancellor’s Diversity Challenge Fund through Tuesday, March 17.
The fund supports initiatives that promote the daily value of diversity in the intellectual life of the campus. Faculty, staff or students are eligible to apply for awards of up to $5,000.
Potential uses for the fund include presentations, workshops, trainings, cultural programs, exhibitions, films or speakers that address issues of diversity; research on issues of diversity; programs to integrate diversity into the classroom or that increase diversity in the academic pipeline; or projects that increase diversity through linkages with the Charlotte community.
Charlotte Venture Challenge Call for Applications
The Charlotte Venture Challenge, the Southeast’s premiere business innovation competition, will take place in partnership with the Southeast Venture Conference (SEVC), which returns to Charlotte Tuesday, March 31, through Thursday, April 2.
The competition is open to early-stage companies from the Carolinas, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia and Washington, D.C. Commercial companies compete in one of four categories: new energy and high tech; IT and informatics; health IT and biotech sciences; and general, which includes consumer products. Student teams will compete in either graduate student ventures or undergraduate student ventures.
Applications must be submitted by noon, Tuesday, March 3.