CLA Diversity Initiatives

Diversity Scholarships for Academic Enrichment

Description: The Diversity Scholarships for Academic Enrichment provide up to $3000 to CLA students who are enrolling in study abroad programs or who are engaging in an extensive unpaid internship which is closely related to their career goals. The Diversity Scholarship program promotes diversity and student participation in enrichment activities. To be eligible to apply, an applicant must be a full-time student who demonstrates diversity as determined by the goals of the Auburn University Strategic Diversity Plan (https://cws.auburn.edu/diversity/files/diversityplanfinal.pdf). Furthermore, students must have completed at least 30 credit hours at Auburn, have an unadjusted cumulative AU GPA of at least 3.0, and be enrolled in classes at Auburn during the term of their internship or study abroad.

Application and Deadline Information: 
To apply for a CLA Diversity Scholarship for Academic Enrichment, you need to print an application to be completed and submitted. Applications are due August 1 for  programs beginning Fall semester; November 1 for programs beginning Spring semester; and March 23 for programs beginning Summer semester.

Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of African-American Praise Poetry
Lift Every Voice

For the past four years, senior acting students in the BFA Theatre Performance Program at Auburn University have taught a series of performance workshops in the Loachapoka Extended Day Program, which culminate in a public performance of African-American Praise Poetry.

Diversity-related Projects in Journalism
Diversity-related Projects in Journalism

Outreach initiatives sponsored by the School of Communication and Journalism are a positive effort in the area of recruiting minorities and reaching out to underserved populations.  Those initiatives include the AU Summer Journalism Workshop, the AU High School Advisers Workshop and the PACERS Workshops hosted in the fall and spring semesters.

Center for Disability Research and Service
Center for Disability Research and Service

The mission of the Center for Disability Research and Service is to facilitate the integration of individuals with disabilities into the fabric of American life, exemplifying the values of independence (having the choice and control of one's life), productivity (real money for real work), and inclusion (to live, work, and play in the community of one's choice).

Welcoming Alabama
Welcoming Alabama

Welcoming Alabama is a campaign designed to shift the immigration dialogue away from policy and focus on the common, core values shared by various cultures. It is not political, it is social and directed towards a positive civic integration of communities.

Last Updated: October 01, 2013