Institute for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access

The Grainger College of Engineering IDEA institute offers anti-racism resources including webinars, blogs, reading materials, action items, talks, and more.

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Links to external resources

Space Interns   -- internship, scholarship, grant, and fellowship opportunities in the aerospace industry

FAA Aviation Safety STEM Student Program -- internship session runs from June - August, 11 weeks. 

AIAA Diversity Scholars Program --for underrepresented university students who have an interest in or are pursuing a degree in aerospace 

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering -- offering scholarships for Black/African Americans, Native/American Indians, and Latinx/Hispanic Americans. UIUC is a partner institution with NACME.

Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals  - deadline to apply for scholarships typically mid-October

Campus calendar of diversity, equity & inclusion events

Upcoming events