All Opportunities

Using our "Filter by Type" drop-down below, you can see URS-Administered Programs (individually listed in the menu at right), along with opportunities from the following areas: Biological Sciences, Creative Arts, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Physical & Quantitative Sciences, Programming, and Social Sciences. We also include dozens of opportunities Outside of Duke that may be of interest to you.

Also included in the menu at right is a direct link to Muser – a site where researchers can post and students can apply to research projects – and a listing of Weblinks to more opportunities outside of Duke.

This NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) is focused on developing skills in geologic mapping and field work in Precambrian rocks. Our work will integrate structural geology, metamorphic geology, and earthquake geodynamics in a remote, international setting.  The research goal is to… read more about this opportunity »

The IRES Track Experimental Linguistics in the Caribbean is recruiting talented undergraduate and graduate students residing in the U.S. from (but not limited to) historically minoritized groups to partake in a full-time 7 week program (June 13 to July 31 2022) to engage in… read more about this opportunity »

The NCI Division of Cancer Biology is excited to sponsor the DCB Summer Undergraduate Research Program (DCB SURP) in 2022 (formerly the CSBC/PS-ON Summer Research Program). The program includes a 10-week fellowship, $4000 stipend, a 2-day research conference at NIH Bethesda in August 2022,… read more about this opportunity »

Apply by March 5, 2022 at 5:00pm.  Are you and a group of fellow students excited about testing a new idea or exploring a compelling research question? Do you want to extend work that you started… read more about this opportunity »

The Academic Deans of Trinity College take pleasure in awarding the Deans' Summer Fellowships in support of undergraduate research and inquiry in the arts and sciences. The goals of the Deans' Summer Fellowship Program are to strengthen undergraduate research opportunities for undergraduates, to… read more about this opportunity »

URS Independent Study Grants are provided to help defray research expenses of up to $400 for Trinity and Pratt students enrolled in faculty-supervised independent study courses or the equivalent such as thesis and research capstone courses. A grant makes funds available to purchase approved… read more about this opportunity »

URS Assistantships provide salary funds to a student to assist faculty on a research project. Funding is available for all disciplines. Applications are open to all Duke undergraduates for summer, fall and spring funding. URS Assistantships can only be awarded if the research project is completely… read more about this opportunity »

A URS Conference Grant is an award of up to $400 to use towards attending and/or presenting research done at Duke at a national or regional meeting of a professional organization. The meeting or conference should take place during the semester in which the student is applying for the grant (Apply… read more about this opportunity »

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. … read more about this opportunity »

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 technology and build advanced software… read more about this opportunity »

The NIEHS Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) is designed to provide a unique opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students to solidly connect with NIEHS and receive frontier-level training in biomedical research. Students in NSCP have… read more about this opportunity »

Call for Applicants: NSF/REU Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering  Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia   Rising sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students from all U.S. colleges/universities are invited to apply for a 10-week NSF/REU… read more about this opportunity »

Join an intense and exciting research environment this summer. Apply to the Janelia Undergraduate Scholars Program. The Janelia Undergraduate Scholars program is a 10-week summer program aimed at well-prepared, independent, and committed students with significant research experience. We accept… read more about this opportunity »

This highly selective program provides interns an opportunity to work with Columbia Business School's faculty on a research project in finance, economics, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, accounting, or data analytics. The program will run from June 1, 2020 through August 1,… read more about this opportunity »

Advanced sequencing tools are transforming the way modern biologists conduct research. Scientists today must use high-throughput sequencing technologies to analyze complex data to answer important biological questions. BIT SURE is your chance to learn how to tackle these “Big Data” grand challenges… read more about this opportunity »

North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) is pleased to announce the NCICU Undergraduate Research Program Stipends – Call for Applications.  NCICU offers stipends for students performing undergraduate research at our institutions in the science, technology,… read more about this opportunity »

The MDI Biological Laboratory’s REU program aims to engage students in scientific explorations in the Laboratory’s research focus area, Comparative Regenerative Biology and Aging, while providing them with opportunities to build skills important to successful careers in the biological sciences.… read more about this opportunity »

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a hands-on challenge for undergraduate students! The challenge is for students to research healthy habits for good mental health, commit to one healthy habit for 21 days, and develop either an infographic or podcast detailing the… read more about this opportunity »

Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI) is a nonprofit that supports research and advocacy in the field of male contraception. MCI has a Youth Advisory Board, which is offering funding for an undergraduate to conduct a small-scale social research, bench science, or advocacy project around male… read more about this opportunity »

The Pre-College Research Institute (PCRi) is a non-profit that provides foundational knowledge, mentorship, and direct research experiences for underserved high schoolers of color to thrive in the world of STEM and Liberal Arts research.  Descriptions of available positions are available at … read more about this opportunity »

Undergraduate and graduate students engage in incredible opportunities at the Duke Center for Jewish Studies. Each year, a select cohort of undergraduate and graduate scholars, pursuing promising independent research, may apply to become a part of the Seymour H. Shore Scholarship Program in Jewish… read more about this opportunity »

Awards and funding available through the Duke Dance Program – including the Julia Wray Dance Award, Clay Taliaferro Dance Award, Dance Project Award, and Dance Writing Award – as well as more information about the Benenson Awards in the Arts, Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts, and Duke Arts' Creative… read more about this opportunity »

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. In addition to support across Duke’s campus, the Wired! Lab has received targeted sponsorship and funding for its broader teaching agenda, research… read more about this opportunity »

Grants to undergraduate students to cover expenses for research related to journalism or media studies. The DeWitt Wallace Center, with generous support from the Susan Tifft Internship Fund, The Lorber Fund, the McCarthy Family Internship Fund, the Hughes Family Fund, and alumni donors, awards… read more about this opportunity »