CAFE Diversity Research & Teaching Fellowship

CAFE Diversity Research & Teaching Fellowship

CAFE Diversity Research & Teaching Fellowship

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Diversity Fellowships are for the recruitment of new graduate students holding a teaching or research assistantship in one of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s degree-granting graduate programs.

Diversity Fellowships provide the following:

TAs:  Up to $7,500 total for two semesters towards a stipend
RAs: Up to $11,000 total for two semesters towards stipend, tuition, and student health insurance
RA/TA: Up to $9,500 total for two semesters towards stipend, tuition, and student health insurance  

Students who are being recruited to a graduate program must be nominated by their director of graduate studies.

For more information, please visit: https://administration.ca.uky.edu/diversity-fellowships

2022-2023 CAFE Diversity Fellows

Portrait of Victoria Bajek

Victoria Bajek
Integrated Plant and Soil Science 
Emphasis: Horticulture

Portrait of Dallas Cooks

Dallas Cooks
Community and Leadership Development
Emphasis: Ag Education 

Portrait of Adeyimika Desmennu

Adeyimika Desmennu
Nutrition and Food Systems

Portrait of Mounica Talasila

Mounica Talasila

Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences (IPSS)

Portrait of Tiago Lobo Dos Santos

Tiago Lobo Dos Santos
Family Sciences 

Portrait of Isabella Lucero

Isabelle Lucero

Entomology

Contact Information

Dr. Mia Farrell, Ed.D.
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

S101A Ag. Science Center North Lexington, KY 40546-0091

+1 (859) 218-4800

antomia.farrell@uky.edu