Diversity in Teaching Grants

The Diversity in Teaching (DIT) program grant competitively funds two-year proposals from regionally accredited colleges and universities domiciled in Tennessee, for the development of programs with a commitment to diversity as an instructional tool, and that increase the number of K-12 teachers in Tennessee from underrepresented groups.

THEC anticipates awarding three to five general competition projects up to $50,000 annually for an individual institution, with a maximum two-year program cost of $100,000. The grant period will be from July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2023.