Critical Difference Professional Development Grants Available

Professional Development and Women of Color Advancement Grants are available for women faculty and staff continuously employed by Ohio State for at least one year and students (graduate/professional students with a 3.0 GPA and undergraduates with a 2.5 GPA). Grants can be used for professional development activities, research, etc. Significant financial need is a key consideration. Applications are available online and due Thursday (9/22). Be sure to check out the link at for more information.

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program

Sponsor: National Academy of Education

Deadline: 10/06/16

The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.

Visit the website here for more information.

NEW! Graduate Research Associateships in EHE Research Methodology Center (RMC)

Contact Sandy or at 614-247-7787 for more information

GRA’s Needed in the RMC


The Research Methodology Center (RMC) is seeking doctoral students who are interested in a GRA position with our Center.  Appointments of 25% or 50% are available.


The mission of the RMC is to advance the design and conduct of high-quality research in education and human ecology.  To accomplish this mission, we conduct a wide variety of professional development (PD) events and provide consulting in research methodology for EHE faculty and graduate students.  GRAs hired by the RMC will be expected to provide consulting services, to assist in the administration of PD programming, and to contribute to RMC research.  Ideal candidates will possess advanced skills in research methodology, and will also bring some combination of experience/skills in social media marketing, database management, project management, desktop publishing, and/or data analytics.


The RMC welcomes diversity in all areas – including diverse methodologies.  If you are passionate about methods and would like to pursue that passion with the RMC, please contact Sandy Reed at or 614-247-7787.



Holmes Scholarship Applications DUE September 1, 2016

News from EHE ODI


Dear Students,


The EHE Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement sponsors students to participate in the annual Holmes Scholars Initiative, which is a program through the American Association of Colleges for Teachers Education (AACTE). The AACTE Holmes Scholars Program supports traditionally underrepresented doctoral students who are pursuing careers in education at AACTE member institutions. This program provides a number of resources and networking opportunities for participating doctoral students, including: professional development, mentorship, peer and faculty support, and other opportunities that prepare doctoral students to assume leadership and faculty positions upon receiving the doctorate degree.


EHE Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement is accepting applicants for the 2016-2017 academic year. If you are interested in becoming a recipient, complete the Holmes Scholarship App_2016 and submit all required materials by September 1, 2016. Any applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.


For questions, please contact Ryann Randall at






EHE Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

College of Education & Human Ecology
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Office: 614-292-1936