Opportunities

URS Administered Programs

URS Program Description
URS Travel Grants Summer 2018 Travel Grants are open! Students must be currently enrolled in summer courses OR must have completed a Research indepIndent Study Course in the spring semester in order to apply for a Summer Travel Grant. Undergraduate Research Support Travel...
URS Assistantships Applications for Summer Assistantships are now open. Undergraduate Research Support Assistantships provide funds for faculty to employ an undergraduate in a research project.
URS Creative Arts Grants URS Creative Arts Grants are provided to help defray project expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised Independent Study courses or full-credit private instruction in the creative arts (e.g., Art & Visual Studies...
URS Independent Study Grants Applications for Summer grants are now open.
Benenson Awards in the Arts  
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The 2018 Deans Summer Research Fellowship application is now closed.
Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF) - June 4 - July 27, 2018   THE 2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12!!! The Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (formerly the Howard Hughes Research Fellowship) is an 8-week summer research program for rising sophomores (currently...

Biological Science

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's initiatives to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on faculties of individuals from certain minority groups, as well as to address...
Regeneration Next Initiative in Tissue Regeneration The Regeneration Next Initiative (RNI) was established by the Duke University School of Medicine to enhance discovery and applications in the broad field of tissue regeneration. RNI is pleased to announce a new 10-week summer research program designed to give... Summer
Research Opportunity in in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center For undergraduate students interested in gaining clinical research experience prior to applying for medical school. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jonathan.young@duke.edu.   Academic Year, Summer
Duke STAR Program formerly the NCC Summer Research Experience Program The summer training in academic research takes place over 8 weeks and focuses on pharmacoepidemiological research methodology and writing skills. Participants are placed in teams and matched with Duke faculty mentors to work on an original, hypothesis-driven... Summer
BIGGER: The BrIdGing the Gap to Enhance Clinical Research Program The BIGGER program provides a high-quality research experience over a 6-month period for students in their gap year, defined as the period after college graduation and prior to applying for or enrollment in graduate/professional school.
POWER Undergraduate Research Experience Perform cutting-edge research at the Duke O’Brien Center for Kidney Research. For any questions please contact Core Director Steven Crowley (steven.d.crowley@duke.edu) Summer
Duke Summer Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Fellowships 8-weeks paid research in a Duke Biochemistry Department laboratory. Students who have taken Biochem 301 and 302 or 322 will be given preference. Summer
Huang Fellows Program The Huang Fellows Program trains students to understand science in the context of and in service to society. Through their participation in the program, Fellows learn how to integrate ethics, policy, and social implications into their scientific research.... Summer
Duke Matching Undergraduates to Science and Engineering Research (MUSER) Program Duke's MUSER program creates a framework for linking undergraduates and research laboratories in the sciences and engineering at Duke DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR STUDENTS: Last day to apply for projects April 13 Academic Year, Summer
Duke Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB) SLAPLAB is designed to bring science to bear on questions of law and policy. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergrads work together on shared research projects and publications Academic Year
Duke Organization for Tropical Studies Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Tropical Biology Students will complete an independent research project in the field with an experienced tropical ecologist Summer
Duke Data+ Various team-based projects focusing on data-driven, interdisciplinary research Academic Year, Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke Skin Disease Research Center Research Program for Undergraduate Students Biomedical research opportunity in skin biology and skin disease Academic Year, Summer
Duke Clinical Research Undergraduate Experience (dCRUE) The Duke Clinical Research Undergraduate Experience (dCRUE) is a career exploration program intended to expose undergraduate students to clinical research and to begin training the next generation of clinical researchers. Summer
Duke SURPH@Duke The SURPH@Duke fellowship is targeted to rising juniors and seniors at any US university or college who are interested in future graduate study to obtain a PhD for an 8-week summer research experience funded by the Duke Department of Pharmacology and Cancer... Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Superfund Research Program for Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS-funded training opportunities in environmental Health Sciences Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke Summer Neuroscience Program of Research (NPR) Duke's Summer Neuroscience Program (formally known as NPR) is an 8-week summer program enabling you to conduct full-time research to jump start your Graduation with Distinction senior thesis. Summer
Duke BioCoRE BioCoRE is an institution-wide program designed to unify and enrich the bioscience community across the School of Medicine, the Graduate School, Trinity College, and the Pratt School of Engineering. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
DukeEngage Brodhead Service Program Duke undergraduates who have participated in DukeEngage and who are interested in a second summer of immersive service focused on issues in the United States are eligible to apply for a fellowship with the Brodhead Service Program Summer
Duke MGM Summer Undergraduate Research Engagement (MGM SURE) The program aims to prepare students for sustained pursuit of biomedical education and research, through faculty-mentored research projects and practical lab experience. Summer
Duke Bookhout Research Scholarships Scholarship for students conducting summer research at Marine Lab on invertebrae zoology of marine animals Summer
Duke Psychology and Neuroscience Research Opportunities List of research opportunities, internships and jobs curated by the Undergraduate Studies office in Psychology and Neuroscience Academic Year, Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Opportunity to engage in biomedical research and attend weekly lab meetings and seminars during an 8 week summer program. Summer
Duke Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF) 8-week program for first year students conducting biological research, providing a $4,300 stipend Summer
Duke Global Health Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, Summer

Creative Arts

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's initiatives to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on faculties of individuals from certain minority groups, as well as to address...
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Center for Documentary Studies Awards Various awards and prizes sponsored by the CDS Academic Year, Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke DeWitt Wallace Center Internship Grants (Sanford School) Up to $3000 in support for any Duke students pursuing opportunities in journalism or media organizations Academic Year, Summer
Duke Susan Tifft Student Internships & Research Grants Grants to undergraduate students to cover expenses for research related to journalism or media studies Academic Year
Duke Wired! Lab Undergraduate Research Opportunities We seek independent and motivated students to engage in original digital humanities research, who would like to work as part of a larger research team. Academic Year
Duke Dance Awards and Funding Awards and funding available through the Duke Dance Program Academic Year, Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke Center for Latin American Studies Brazil Initiative The Duke Brazil Initiative offers research grants for individual and group projects focused on Brazil. Summer
Duke Kenan Summer Fellows Kenan Summer Fellows spend a summer exploring the answers to the question: What does it mean to live an ethical life? How? Between five and six fellows will receive up to $5,000 and their faculty mentors will receive $500 to support their project. Summer
Duke Janet Chiang Grants Grant to support student projects with the goal of furthering Asian-American understanding and for need based grants to study in Asia. Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Nasher Museum Summer Internships in Museum Studies Funding to assist students with living expenses during internships at major art museums in the United States, abroad, or at the Nasher Museum of Art; internship deadline is February 16, 2018 and funding deadline is April 20, 2018. Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards Awarded to undergraduates attending Triangle-area universities to help them conduct summer-long documentary fieldwork projects Summer

Engineering

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's initiatives to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on faculties of individuals from certain minority groups, as well as to address...
Research Opportunity in in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center For undergraduate students interested in gaining clinical research experience prior to applying for medical school. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jonathan.young@duke.edu.   Academic Year, Summer
Duke Matching Undergraduates to Science and Engineering Research (MUSER) Program Duke's MUSER program creates a framework for linking undergraduates and research laboratories in the sciences and engineering at Duke DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR STUDENTS: Last day to apply for projects April 13 Academic Year, Summer
Duke Smart Home President's Award Competition The primary funding vehicle for students to develop projects with Duke Smart Home program support Academic Year
Duke Smart Home Research Fellows Program The Smart Home Fellows Program provides an opportunity for engineering students to do project-based design research in their engineering major and receive independent study course credit Academic Year
Duke National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholar Program The program educates young scholars with the technical expertise, breadth of knowledge and the social, ethical and environmental awareness to be leaders in the addressing the NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering Academic Year
Duke Engineering Research Opportunities through Pratt School Research and funding opportunities for Pratt students Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer

Health Sciences

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's initiatives to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on faculties of individuals from certain minority groups, as well as to address...
Regeneration Next Initiative in Tissue Regeneration The Regeneration Next Initiative (RNI) was established by the Duke University School of Medicine to enhance discovery and applications in the broad field of tissue regeneration. RNI is pleased to announce a new 10-week summer research program designed to give... Summer
Duke STAR Program formerly the NCC Summer Research Experience Program The summer training in academic research takes place over 8 weeks and focuses on pharmacoepidemiological research methodology and writing skills. Participants are placed in teams and matched with Duke faculty mentors to work on an original, hypothesis-driven... Summer
BIGGER: The BrIdGing the Gap to Enhance Clinical Research Program The BIGGER program provides a high-quality research experience over a 6-month period for students in their gap year, defined as the period after college graduation and prior to applying for or enrollment in graduate/professional school.
POWER Undergraduate Research Experience Perform cutting-edge research at the Duke O’Brien Center for Kidney Research. For any questions please contact Core Director Steven Crowley (steven.d.crowley@duke.edu) Summer
Huang Fellows Program The Huang Fellows Program trains students to understand science in the context of and in service to society. Through their participation in the program, Fellows learn how to integrate ethics, policy, and social implications into their scientific research.... Summer
Duke Clinical Research Undergraduate Experience (dCRUE) The Duke Clinical Research Undergraduate Experience (dCRUE) is a career exploration program intended to expose undergraduate students to clinical research and to begin training the next generation of clinical researchers. Summer
Duke SURPH@Duke The SURPH@Duke fellowship is targeted to rising juniors and seniors at any US university or college who are interested in future graduate study to obtain a PhD for an 8-week summer research experience funded by the Duke Department of Pharmacology and Cancer... Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Superfund Research Program for Environmental Health Sciences NIEHS-funded training opportunities in environmental Health Sciences Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke BioCoRE BioCoRE is an institution-wide program designed to unify and enrich the bioscience community across the School of Medicine, the Graduate School, Trinity College, and the Pratt School of Engineering. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
DukeEngage Brodhead Service Program Duke undergraduates who have participated in DukeEngage and who are interested in a second summer of immersive service focused on issues in the United States are eligible to apply for a fellowship with the Brodhead Service Program Summer
Duke MGM Summer Undergraduate Research Engagement (MGM SURE) The program aims to prepare students for sustained pursuit of biomedical education and research, through faculty-mentored research projects and practical lab experience. Summer
Duke Psychology and Neuroscience Research Opportunities List of research opportunities, internships and jobs curated by the Undergraduate Studies office in Psychology and Neuroscience Academic Year, Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) Opportunity to engage in biomedical research and attend weekly lab meetings and seminars during an 8 week summer program. Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Global Health Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Skin Disease Research Center Research Program for Undergraduate Students Biomedical research opportunity in skin biology and skin disease Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Health Institute Grants The Duke Global Health Institute will offer up to two grants to support undergraduate independent global health fieldwork projects. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in learning more about the challenges of global health disparity Academic Year
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer

Humanities

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's initiatives to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on faculties of individuals from certain minority groups, as well as to address...
Story+ Calling UNDERGRADS and GRADUATE STUDENTS to apply to Story+, a 6-week summer research experience for students interested in bringing academic research to life through dynamic storytelling Summer
Duke Middle East Studies Center Language Fellowships The Middle East Studies Center awards up to four academic year and six summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships each year. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Japanese Program Scholarship Funding is available to full-time Duke students who plan to go to Japan for academic purposes. study-abroad scholarships for undergraduates summer or academic year research support for undergraduates working directly with AMES faculty on a senior thesis... Academic Year, Summer
Duke Undergraduate Senior Thesis Summer Research Grant in German Up to three German majors will receive travel grants (up to $3000 each) to conduct research in Germany during the summer prior to the senior year for approximately one month Summer
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
Duke Janet Chiang Grants Grant to support student projects with the goal of furthering Asian-American understanding and for need based grants to study in Asia. Summer
Duke John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards Awarded to undergraduates attending Triangle-area universities to help them conduct summer-long documentary fieldwork projects Summer
Duke International Comparative Studies Research Grant Support for undergraduates seeking Graduation with Distinction honors in the ICS department. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Latin American and Carribean Studies: Undergraduate Research Grants The Duke Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies offers a variety of funding opportunities for Duke undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. Awards support field research, language training, conference travel, and other activities.  Funding... Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Schiff Summer Research Fellowship in the Humanities Up to $3,000 for exemplary research projects in any area of the humanities Summer
Duke Nasher Museum Summer Internships in Museum Studies Funding to assist students with living expenses during internships at major art museums in the United States, abroad, or at the Nasher Museum of Art; internship deadline is February 16, 2018 and funding deadline is April 20, 2018. Summer
Duke Wilson Fund for the Support of Honors Thesis Students in History Grants awarded to defray research expenses incurred by students accepted into the honors seminars Academic Year
Undergraduate Research Scholars Program in Jewish Studies Scholars will receive funding for their research projects, which may include a senior honors thesis in any relevant discipline. Academic Year
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Center for Documentary Studies Awards Various awards and prizes sponsored by the CDS Academic Year, Summer
Duke Humanities Writ Large Grants Support for Undergraduate research in the Humanities Academic Year, Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke DeWitt Wallace Center Internship Grants (Sanford School) Up to $3000 in support for any Duke students pursuing opportunities in journalism or media organizations Academic Year, Summer
Duke Susan Tifft Student Internships & Research Grants Grants to undergraduate students to cover expenses for research related to journalism or media studies Academic Year
Duke Wired! Lab Undergraduate Research Opportunities We seek independent and motivated students to engage in original digital humanities research, who would like to work as part of a larger research team. Academic Year
Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute Summer Research Grants Up to $2500 to conduct research in China, Japan, or Korea Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke Benenson Awards in the Arts The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Center for Latin American Studies Brazil Initiative The Duke Brazil Initiative offers research grants for individual and group projects focused on Brazil. Summer
Duke Center for International and Global Studies Funding given to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings Summer
Duke Kenan Summer Fellows Kenan Summer Fellows spend a summer exploring the answers to the question: What does it mean to live an ethical life? How? Between five and six fellows will receive up to $5,000 and their faculty mentors will receive $500 to support their project. Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Human Rights Summer Research Funding Up to $3000 for students interested in developing, implementing and working in human rights. Summer

Physical and Quantitative Science

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's initiatives to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on faculties of individuals from certain minority groups, as well as to address...
BIGGER: The BrIdGing the Gap to Enhance Clinical Research Program The BIGGER program provides a high-quality research experience over a 6-month period for students in their gap year, defined as the period after college graduation and prior to applying for or enrollment in graduate/professional school.
Duke Summer Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Fellowships 8-weeks paid research in a Duke Biochemistry Department laboratory. Students who have taken Biochem 301 and 302 or 322 will be given preference. Summer
Duke Matching Undergraduates to Science and Engineering Research (MUSER) Program Duke's MUSER program creates a framework for linking undergraduates and research laboratories in the sciences and engineering at Duke DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR STUDENTS: Last day to apply for projects April 13 Academic Year, Summer
Duke Computer Science Research Opportunities Various programs, internships, and other research opportunities for Computer Science students Academic Year, Summer
Duke Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB) SLAPLAB is designed to bring science to bear on questions of law and policy. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergrads work together on shared research projects and publications Academic Year
Duke Research Experience for Undergraduates (Triange Universities Nuclear Laboratory) 10-week summer program in nuclear and particle physics combining research experience, lectures, and social activities Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Physics Dept. Summer Research Opportunities Summer research opportunities offered by the Physics Department are an excellent introduction to scientific research. Most Physics majors do research during their time at Duke, and many do senior thesis to graduate with distinction. Students are encouraged to... Summer
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke Summer Research Opportunities in Chemistry Funding opportunities for chemistry students Summer
Duke PRUV Fellowship in Mathematics Participate in a 6 week mentorship in mathematics involving collaboration with graduate students, post-docs, and other undergraduates with similar areas of interest. Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Data+ Various team-based projects focusing on data-driven, interdisciplinary research Academic Year, Summer
Duke Computer Science Undergraduate Research Fellows Program Intensive research experience in a core Computer Science research-intensive project or an interdisciplinary project Summer
Duke Economics Department Assistantships and Fellowships Paid opportunties within the Economics Department Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer

Social Sciences

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's initiatives to reduce, over time, the serious underrepresentation on faculties of individuals from certain minority groups, as well as to address...
Research Opportunity in in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center For undergraduate students interested in gaining clinical research experience prior to applying for medical school. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jonathan.young@duke.edu.   Academic Year, Summer
Duke Middle East Studies Center Language Fellowships The Middle East Studies Center awards up to four academic year and six summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships each year. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research Internship Program The internship encourages current undergraduate and graduate students to apply for an internship program exploring health inequalities through research, policymaking, and fieldwork in one of the various projects ongoing at the Center for Health Policy and... Academic Year, Summer
Duke Japanese Program Scholarship Funding is available to full-time Duke students who plan to go to Japan for academic purposes. study-abroad scholarships for undergraduates summer or academic year research support for undergraduates working directly with AMES faculty on a senior thesis... Academic Year, Summer
Duke Undergraduate Senior Thesis Summer Research Grant in German Up to three German majors will receive travel grants (up to $3000 each) to conduct research in Germany during the summer prior to the senior year for approximately one month Summer
Duke Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB) SLAPLAB is designed to bring science to bear on questions of law and policy. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergrads work together on shared research projects and publications Academic Year
Duke Center for Child and Family Policy - School Research Partnership SRP students conduct real-world research in response to requests from area school systems and education-oriented nonprofit organizations for course credit Academic Year
Duke Jacqueline A. Morris Fellowship A fellowship program to support students who are interested in conducting research in an area of child and family policy of up to $500 Academic Year, Summer
Duke Deans' Summer Research Fellowship, Trinity Up to $3,000 for a proposed summer research project for Trinity students who will be enrolled the following fall Summer
Duke Bass Connections A new university-wide initiative that links faculty and students to respond to complex challenges through problem-focused educational pathways and project teams Academic Year, Summer
Duke Dora Anne Little Award The Dora Anne Little Award is given annually to a Duke student, undergraduate or graduate, who has excelled in service to the campus and community that extends beyond the classroom. The award, a one-time prize of up to $1,500, recognizes contributions to the... Academic Year
Duke Center for Latin American Studies Brazil Initiative The Duke Brazil Initiative offers research grants for individual and group projects focused on Brazil. Summer
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Summer
DukeEngage Brodhead Service Program Duke undergraduates who have participated in DukeEngage and who are interested in a second summer of immersive service focused on issues in the United States are eligible to apply for a fellowship with the Brodhead Service Program Summer
Duke Latin American and Carribean Studies: Undergraduate Research Grants The Duke Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies offers a variety of funding opportunities for Duke undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. Awards support field research, language training, conference travel, and other activities.  Funding... Summer
Duke Kenan Summer Fellows Kenan Summer Fellows spend a summer exploring the answers to the question: What does it mean to live an ethical life? How? Between five and six fellows will receive up to $5,000 and their faculty mentors will receive $500 to support their project. Summer
Duke Psi Chi Research Grants and Awards Psi Chi grants and awards for undergraduates in psychology Academic Year, Summer
Duke Human Rights Summer Research Funding Up to $3000 for students interested in developing, implementing and working in human rights. Summer
Duke Public Policy Internships Guide for internships for PPS majors Academic Year, Summer
Duke Janet Chiang Grants Grant to support student projects with the goal of furthering Asian-American understanding and for need based grants to study in Asia. Summer
Duke Gender and Race Research Award Awards of up to $1,000 will be given to undergraduate and graduate students whose projects promote scholarly exploration and research on topics of gender and race. The award may be used for travel, living expenses, direct costs incurred in collecting and... Academic Year, Summer
Duke Psychology and Neuroscience Research Opportunities List of research opportunities, internships and jobs curated by the Undergraduate Studies office in Psychology and Neuroscience Academic Year, Summer
Duke International Comparative Studies Research Grant Support for undergraduates seeking Graduation with Distinction honors in the ICS department. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Health Institute Grants The Duke Global Health Institute will offer up to two grants to support undergraduate independent global health fieldwork projects. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in learning more about the challenges of global health disparity Academic Year
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid of Research Up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Health Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Winfred Quinton Holton Prize for Educational Research Cash awards of $500 will be given for outstanding and innovative work in Education Summer
Duke Data+ Various team-based projects focusing on data-driven, interdisciplinary research Academic Year, Summer
Duke Women's Studies Travel and Conference Awards Up to $500 to present research at academic or professional conferences or take part in special projects Academic Year
Undergraduate Research Scholars Program in Jewish Studies Scholars will receive funding for their research projects, which may include a senior honors thesis in any relevant discipline. Academic Year
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Anne Firor Scott Award Six awards (averaging $500) to support research in women's history Academic Year
Duke Service Opportunities in Leadership A year-long leadership program with a summer community-based research project Academic Year, Summer
Duke Anne McDougall Memorial Award Up to $1,500 for women who pursue areas of human service by studying psychology or related fields Academic Year
Duke Sigma Xi Sally Hughes-Schrader Travel Grant Grants to graduate students in memory of Sally Hughes-Schrader for travel to field sites, distant laboratories, or professional meetings Academic Year, Summer
Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute Summer Research Grants Up to $2500 to conduct research in China, Japan, or Korea Summer
Duke DeWitt Wallace Center Internship Grants (Sanford School) Up to $3000 in support for any Duke students pursuing opportunities in journalism or media organizations Academic Year, Summer
Duke Center for International and Global Studies Funding given to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings Summer
Duke Susan Tifft Student Internships & Research Grants Grants to undergraduate students to cover expenses for research related to journalism or media studies Academic Year

Opportunities Outside of Duke

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Horizons Fellowship The Horizons Fellowship supports outstanding undergraduate and graduate students (of any year) in their pursuit to combine technology into their existing course of study. The Horizons Fellowship gives Humanities majors the ability to learn about real-world...
Summer Research Opportunities List Through University of Washington Summer Research Opportunities List Through the University of Washington. UW maintains a partial list of summer research programs around the U.S. and the world, with links to other searchable summer research program databases. 
Summer Research Opportunities through Cornell University List of Summer Research Opportunities through Cornell University
Summer Undergraduate Research Programs Summer Undergraduate Research Programs list through the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Summer Research Opportunities From Coast to Coast Boston University's UROP maintains information on summer research positions for multiple disciplines from coast to coast. The following opportunities are for Summer 2018.
International Opportunities The co-ops/internships listed on this page are all located outside of the US. Some are sponsored by US organizations, some by organizations in other countries.
Opportunities in Immunology This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that specifically offer experiences in Immunology or any related field (e.g., cancer, vaccines, autoimmunity, infectious diseases...
Opportunities in Microbiology This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that specifically offer experiences in Microbiology or any related field (e.g., virology, infectious diseases, etc)
Opportunities in Neuroscience This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that specifically offer experiences in Neuroscience or a related field.
Opportunities with Private Companies This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that are offered by private, for-profit companies in the Life Sciences. Often these companies offer opportunities year-round,...
Opportunities Related to Biomedical Engineering This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that has "biomedical engineering "as a descriptor or may be of particular interest to students considering a career in the field.
Opportunities for Pre-Veterinary Medicine Students This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that meet any of the following criteria - 1. located in a veterinary or agricultural setting, 2. located in a veterinary school, 3...
Opportunities in University-Based Research Positions This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences offered by universities and university-based research organizations. These types of co-ops are especially useful for students who want to ...
Opportunities in Bioinformatics, Genomics & Proteomics This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that offer experience in bioinformatics, genomics, computational biology or proteomics.  
Opportunities for Minority and Underrepresented Students The co-op/internship positions listed at this website specifically focus on providing opportunities for minority students and students from underrepresented groups in the sciences and medicine. If you believe that you qualify, you should definitely explore...
Opportunities that may Consider First-Year Undergraduates This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences offered by organizations that MAY consider applications from undergraduates who are in their first year when applying or will have...
Opportunities Related to Developmental Biology/Genetic Counseling This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences that may provide experiences in genetics, human genetics, gene expression, developmental biology and clinical genetics.
Opportunities in Ecology, Animal & Plant Biology and Marine Science This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences offered by organizations in all areas of "traditional/classical" biology.
Opportunities in Biomedical Research and for Pre-Medical Studies Students This is website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that meet any of the following criteria - 1. biomedical research, 2. located in a medical or clinical setting, 3. located in a...
Duke GHI Student Research Training Program The DGHI Student Research Training Program is an intensive experiential learning program that engages second and third year undergraduate students in the development, implementation and assessment of a community-based project. Summer
Nation Wide Art Museum Internships Looking for an internship at an art museum? Find a list of them here Academic Year, Summer
Biogen Community Lab Summer 2018 Internships Biogen Community Lab interns in RTP will be exposed to the inner workings of a North Carolina's largest biotech. Summer
NCICU Undergraduate Research Program Stipends Competitive stipends for students conducting STEM research at North Carolina universities. Summer
Davis Projects for Peace Awards available in support of domestic or international projects intended "to build peace in the 21st Century."   Summer
Smithsonian Institute Opportunities for Research and Study Various internships, including research opportunities, at the Smithsonian Summer
UNC Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program The Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) is a graduate-level research experience for highly talented undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in pursuing doctorates in the humanities, social sciences, or fine arts... Summer
Duke ACCIAC Summer Research Scholars Support for 10 weeks of research at another ACC campus. \N
Duke Center for Science Education Grants ($500-1500) for student teams to develop hands-on science activities for children in Grades 4-8 Academic Year
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies' Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Opportunity to conduct summer research on ecology; application will be available in November and 2018 program dates are from May 21 - August 10, 2018. Summer
North Carolina Academy of Science Yarbrough Research Grants Provides grants to students who submit grant proposals judged meritorious of support Academic Year, Summer
North Carolina PMABS Summer Research Program Listing of summer internships and research programs, stipends, travel funds, and other opportunities for undergraduates in the biological sciences Summer