Opportunities

URS Administered Programs

URS Program Description
URS Conference Grants 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.
URS Assistantships Applications for URS Research Assistantship Grants opened for Fall 2021 on August 23, 2021 and closed Monday, September 20, 2021. Grants will re-open for the spring semester in January 2022. URS cannot provide assistantship grants to hire hourly workers...
URS Independent Study Grants Applications for URS Independent Study Grants opened for Fall 2021 on August 23, 2021 and closed Monday, September 20, 2021. Grants will re-open for the spring semester in January 2022.
Deans' Summer Research Fellowships The application closed March 7, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. Mentor recommendations are due March 12, 2021.
Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF) The Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship is an 8-week summer research program for rising sophomores (currently enrolled Duke students). Students are placed in one of Duke's biological and biomedical science laboratories, attend faculty...

Biological Science

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Rachel Carson Scholars Program 2021 Applications due Oct. 15, 2021 The Rachel Carson Scholars Program provides Duke University undergraduate students with direct research experience in marine science and conservation. Named in honor of Rachel Carson—a marine biologist, author, and... Academic Year, Summer
Duke Scholars in Marine Medicine 2021 Applications due Oct. 15, 2021 The Scholars in Marine Medicine program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate research experience at the nexus of medicine and marine science. The Scholars in Marine Medicine program will support pre-health undergraduate... Academic Year, Summer
Repass-Rodgers Scholars Program The Repass-Rodgers Scholars Program provides Duke University undergraduate students with direct research experience in marine conservation technology. Scholars will acquire the necessary skills to become the next generation of leaders at the nexus of marine... Academic Year, Summer
Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grant Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grants are awarded to first-generation and/or low-income undergraduate students to support original library research.  The goal of the Summer Research Grants is to strengthen opportunities for 1G and low-income... Summer
REACH Equity Summer Undergraduate Research Program (RESURP) Summer 2021 Applications have closed. Summer 2022 Applications will be available in December 2021.  Summer
Amgen Scholars Program Scholars will participate in complementary activities that support the Duke ASP biotechnology/drug discovery focus, including visits to local biotechnology and Pharma companies in Research Triangle Park, home to 275+ companies, and meetings with scientists... Summer
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 Summer 2022 Applications will be available in late fall 2021. The eight-week program will give participants who are interested in science and medicine real hands-on experience in research methodology and writing. Participants are placed in teams and matched... 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.
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's Muser Program   Muser http://muser.biology.duke.edu is a centralized database of Duke undergraduate research opportunities (paid, unpaid, independent study, volunteer, or work-study) with Duke faculty, postdoctoral researchers, lab technicians/managers/research affiliates... Academic Year, Summer
Duke Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB) SLAPLAB is on hold for the 2021-2022 academic year. 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 Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) The Duke University Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) is a 10-week training program designed to give motivated undergraduate students hands-on experience in graduate-level biomedical research. We welcome applicants from around the United States who... Summer
Duke Global Health Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Data+ Various team-based projects focusing on data-driven, interdisciplinary research 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 Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Academic Year, 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 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. Academic Year
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
Summer Research Internship in Toxicology and Environmental Health Full-time environmental health internships with the Duke Superfund Research Center, with emphases in biology, chemistry, psychology, neuroscience, engineering, or community engagement. Up to six (6) positions are available, each lasting ten (10) weeks, with... 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 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 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 2021 Applications due Oct. 6, 2021 Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year

Creative Arts

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grant Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grants are awarded to first-generation and/or low-income undergraduate students to support original library research.  The goal of the Summer Research Grants is to strengthen opportunities for 1G and low-income... Summer
Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) Diversity Internship Program The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, are currently accepting applications for theAssociation of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) Diversity Internship Program! Intended to increase the diversity of those working in our institutions to better reflect the... Summer
Leadership and Arts Policy Internship (LAPI) grants Leadership and Arts Policy Internship LAPI provides an opportunity for public policy majors to be awarded up to $4,000 for summer internships related to arts policy. LAPI emerged from Leadership and the Arts in New York, a popular, semester-long immersion... Summer
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... Academic Year, Summer
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's Muser Program   Muser http://muser.biology.duke.edu is a centralized database of Duke undergraduate research opportunities (paid, unpaid, independent study, volunteer, or work-study) with Duke faculty, postdoctoral researchers, lab technicians/managers/research affiliates... 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 GRES Research Mentor Opportunity 2021 Applications due Oct. 6, 2021 Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
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 Center for Documentary Studies Awards Various awards and prizes sponsored by the CDS 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 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 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 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 Dance Awards and Funding Awards and funding available through the Duke Dance Program 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 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 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, including graduating seniors. Students who plan to pursue a career in the arts or creative industries are... 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

Engineering

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grant Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grants are awarded to first-generation and/or low-income undergraduate students to support original library research.  The goal of the Summer Research Grants is to strengthen opportunities for 1G and low-income... Summer
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's Muser Program   Muser http://muser.biology.duke.edu is a centralized database of Duke undergraduate research opportunities (paid, unpaid, independent study, volunteer, or work-study) with Duke faculty, postdoctoral researchers, lab technicians/managers/research affiliates... Academic Year, Summer
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 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
Duke Scholars in Marine Medicine 2021 Applications due Oct. 15, 2021 The Scholars in Marine Medicine program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate research experience at the nexus of medicine and marine science. The Scholars in Marine Medicine program will support pre-health undergraduate... Academic Year, Summer
Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grant Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grants are awarded to first-generation and/or low-income undergraduate students to support original library research.  The goal of the Summer Research Grants is to strengthen opportunities for 1G and low-income... Summer
REACH Equity Summer Undergraduate Research Program (RESURP) Summer 2021 Applications have closed. Summer 2022 Applications will be available in December 2021.  Summer
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 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
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 Summer 2022 Applications will be available in late fall 2021. The eight-week program will give participants who are interested in science and medicine real hands-on experience in research methodology and writing. Participants are placed in teams and matched... 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.
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's Muser Program   Muser http://muser.biology.duke.edu is a centralized database of Duke undergraduate research opportunities (paid, unpaid, independent study, volunteer, or work-study) with Duke faculty, postdoctoral researchers, lab technicians/managers/research affiliates... Academic Year, Summer
Davis Projects for Peace Awards available in support of domestic or international projects intended "to build peace in the 21st Century."   Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity 2021 Applications due Oct. 6, 2021 Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
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 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 Global Health Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, 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 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 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 Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) The Duke University Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) is a 10-week training program designed to give motivated undergraduate students hands-on experience in graduate-level biomedical research. We welcome applicants from around the United States who... Summer
Summer Research Internship in Toxicology and Environmental Health Full-time environmental health internships with the Duke Superfund Research Center, with emphases in biology, chemistry, psychology, neuroscience, engineering, or community engagement. Up to six (6) positions are available, each lasting ten (10) weeks, with... 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. Academic Year
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience 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

Humanities

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grant Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grants are awarded to first-generation and/or low-income undergraduate students to support original library research.  The goal of the Summer Research Grants is to strengthen opportunities for 1G and low-income... Summer
REACH Equity Summer Undergraduate Research Program (RESURP) Summer 2021 Applications have closed. Summer 2022 Applications will be available in December 2021.  Summer
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! Apply at fhi.duke.edu/programs/story   Summer
Duke's Muser Program   Muser http://muser.biology.duke.edu is a centralized database of Duke undergraduate research opportunities (paid, unpaid, independent study, volunteer, or work-study) with Duke faculty, postdoctoral researchers, lab technicians/managers/research affiliates... Academic Year, Summer
Davis Projects for Peace Awards available in support of domestic or international projects intended "to build peace in the 21st Century."   Summer
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience 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, including graduating seniors. Students who plan to pursue a career in the arts or creative industries are... Academic Year, Summer
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 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 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
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 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 GRES Research Mentor Opportunity 2021 Applications due Oct. 6, 2021 Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
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 Asian/Pacific Studies Institute Summer Research Grants Up to $2500 to conduct research in China, Japan, or Korea. Priority will be given to students who: (1) will conduct research for a senior thesis; (2) whose projects have a high probability of developing into a senior thesis; (3) who are enrolled in the  the... Summer
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 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 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 Human Rights Summer Research Funding Up to $3000 for students interested in developing, implementing and working in human rights. 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 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 International Comparative Studies Research Grant Support for undergraduates seeking Graduation with Distinction honors in the ICS department. 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

Physical and Quantitative Science

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
DOmath (Duke Opportunities in Mathematics) DOmath (Duke Opportunities in Mathematics) is a program for collaborative student research in all areas of mathematics. The program consists of groups of 2-4 undergraduate students working together during the summer for eight weeks on a single project, and is... Summer
Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grant Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grants are awarded to first-generation and/or low-income undergraduate students to support original library research.  The goal of the Summer Research Grants is to strengthen opportunities for 1G and low-income... Summer
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's Muser Program   Muser http://muser.biology.duke.edu is a centralized database of Duke undergraduate research opportunities (paid, unpaid, independent study, volunteer, or work-study) with Duke faculty, postdoctoral researchers, lab technicians/managers/research affiliates... 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 on hold for the 2021-2022 academic year. 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 Computer Science Undergraduate Research Fellows Program Intensive research experience in a core Computer Science research-intensive project or an interdisciplinary project 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 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 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 Data+ Various team-based projects focusing on data-driven, interdisciplinary research Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience Academic Year, 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 Research Experience for Undergraduates (Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory) 10-week summer program in nuclear and particle physics combining research experience, lectures, and social activities Summer
Duke Career Center Internship Funding The Career Center sponsors programs that support students gaining access to experience through internships. Academic Year, Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity 2021 Applications due Oct. 6, 2021 Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year

Social Sciences

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Opportunity Name Description Semester
Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grant Duke University Libraries Summer Research Grants are awarded to first-generation and/or low-income undergraduate students to support original library research.  The goal of the Summer Research Grants is to strengthen opportunities for 1G and low-income... Summer
Leadership and Arts Policy Internship (LAPI) grants Leadership and Arts Policy Internship LAPI provides an opportunity for public policy majors to be awarded up to $4,000 for summer internships related to arts policy. LAPI emerged from Leadership and the Arts in New York, a popular, semester-long immersion... Summer
REACH Equity Summer Undergraduate Research Program (RESURP) Summer 2021 Applications have closed. Summer 2022 Applications will be available in December 2021.  Summer
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 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's Muser Program   Muser http://muser.biology.duke.edu is a centralized database of Duke undergraduate research opportunities (paid, unpaid, independent study, volunteer, or work-study) with Duke faculty, postdoctoral researchers, lab technicians/managers/research affiliates... Academic Year, Summer
Duke Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB) SLAPLAB is on hold for the 2021-2022 academic year. 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
Davis Projects for Peace Awards available in support of domestic or international projects intended "to build peace in the 21st Century."   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
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 Winfred Quinton Holton Prize for Educational Research Cash awards of $500 will be given for outstanding and innovative work in Education 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
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 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 Asian/Pacific Studies Institute Summer Research Grants Up to $2500 to conduct research in China, Japan, or Korea. Priority will be given to students who: (1) will conduct research for a senior thesis; (2) whose projects have a high probability of developing into a senior thesis; (3) who are enrolled in the  the... 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 International and Global Studies Funding given to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings 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 Economics Department Assistantships and Fellowships Paid opportunties within the Economics Department 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
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 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 Global Education Scholarships/Research Funding Funding for research projects that are based on, or complement, a Study Abroad experience 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 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 International Comparative Studies Research Grant Support for undergraduates seeking Graduation with Distinction honors in the ICS department. Academic Year, Summer
Duke Psi Chi Research Grants and Awards Psi Chi grants and awards for undergraduates in psychology Academic Year, Summer
Duke GRES Research Mentor Opportunity 2021 Applications due Oct. 6, 2021 Experienced undergraduate researchers have the opportunity to mentor other interested undergraduate students Academic Year
Duke Public Policy Internships Guide for internships for PPS majors Academic Year, Summer
Duke Global Health Institute Fieldwork Grants Funding for DGHI sponsored fieldwork. Academic Year, 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 Data+ Various team-based projects focusing on data-driven, interdisciplinary research Academic Year, Summer

Opportunities Outside of Duke

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Male Contraceptive Initiative - Youth Advisory Board 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,... Academic Year, Summer
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) 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... Academic Year
NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program 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... Summer
NCICU Undergraduate Research Program Stipends 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...
Bio Technology-based Sequencing-based Undergraduate Research Experience 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... Summer
Columbia Summer Research Internship Program 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... Summer
Janelia Undergraduate Scholars Program 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... Summer
NSF/REU Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering Call for Applicants: NSF/REU Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering  Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia   Summer
NIEHS Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) 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... Academic Year, Summer
Global and Research Opportunities This is the Global and Research Opportunities website, a dynamic and searchable database showcasing opportunities both within and outside of Northwestern University for international travel and learning, research experiences, fellowships and much more.  Academic Year, Summer
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. 
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...
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
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies' Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Opportunity to conduct summer research on ecology 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
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