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.

The McAllister Heart Institute is offering a paid summer research opportunity for rising juniors, seniors, and recent grads. Find out more below and apply at by March 3rd read more about this opportunity »

Call for Proposals Undergraduate, Graduate Student and Faculty Research Grants from the Duke Brazil Initiative (to guarantee timely consideration submit by Friday, March 24, 2023 by 5:00 PM)   The Duke Brazil Initiative (DBI) is offering research grants for both individual and… read more about this opportunity »

Van Andel Institute focuses on cutting-edge biomedical research, inspired scientific education, and relentless commitment. They are currently accepting internship applications for 2023 at:… read more about this opportunity »

See this flyer for more information:  Download Mizzou 2023 URSP (pdf - 882.17 KB)   Coordinated by the MU… read more about this opportunity »

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: Scholars Connect Program The NSCP is an academic-year (3 semesters, beginning Summer 2023), paid internship designed to provide environmental health sciences research training for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused… read more about this opportunity »

SURF is a 10-week-long paid research opportunity for undergraduates enrolled in US universities. Save the Date:… read more about this opportunity »

Clinical Research Assistant (Clinical Interviewer)  See attached PDF for this opportunity at Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital: … read more about this opportunity »

Eligible students are Duke students with an excellent academic record who have conducted independent research with their proposed faculty mentor for at least one and preferably two or more semesters, and have a strong interest in cell biology. We strongly encourage students from URM groups to apply… read more about this opportunity »

Applications from all undergraduate students are welcomed for the Shore Undergraduate Research Scholars program, which awards funding for students engaged in independent scholarship or senior thesis research in any aspect of Jewish Studies.… read more about this opportunity »

Apply by February 20, 2023 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 »

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 »

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) offers frequent opportunities to compete for scholarships. For more information on this competition, please visit the ORISE website at… 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 »

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 »