Diversity Award Nomination Guidelines

Diversity Award Nominations


The Diversity Awards recognizes individuals who have committed to embracing, enhancing, and celebrating diversity at all levels of the University of Texas at Dallas. The contributions from students, student organizations, staff, faculty and the community continue to advance diversity and sustain inclusion at our campus.

  • Nominees should be current students, staff, faculty and student organizations. Nominees may also be community members, community organizations, or Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) vendors. Nominations will be accepted from all members of the UT Dallas community.
  • Nominations will be evaluated for outstanding accomplishments in achieving and sustaining diversity at the University of Texas at Dallas and the broader community.
  • Nominations will be evaluated by a committee appointed by the Vice President of Diversity and Community Engagement, inclusive of representatives from the Student Diversity Advisory Council, Staff Council and Committee for Support of Diversity and Equity.
  • Please attach a quality, professional photo of the nominee with application


The Office of Diversity and Community Engagement’s 11th annual Diversity Awards Ceremony and Soirée has been canceled for this year.

Note from Director, Institutional Diversity Initiatives (PDF)


Student Organization Award: $1,000 Scholarship — Contingent on approval of diversity project proposal
Student Award: $1,000 Scholarship
Staff Award: $250
Faculty Award: $250
Community Champion
Corporate Champion
Outstanding HUB Vendor

*Above information might change.Updation in progress.

Nomination Forms

You can fill out the form at below link:
Click here for online form

You can download a PDF of the nomination form:

2020 Diversity Awards Nomination PDF Here

2020 Diversity Awards Nomination Form HUB Vendor PDF Here

Submission Information

Please submit nomination forms and all accompanying documents outlined above via email or to our address listed below on or, before Friday, March 6th, 2020 to Jasmine Johnson, [email protected].

The Office of Diversity and Community Engagement,
The University of Texas at Dallas,
800 W. Campbell Road, AD26,
Richardson, TX 75080