Summer Opportunities Fair Oct. 16

For the first time, Duke is holding a Summer Opportunities Fair for students to explore a wide variety of internships, fellowships and research programs in one place. Come on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 3-5 PM on West Campus in Rubenstein Library Room 153. Representatives from more than two dozen campus units that offer summer experiences will be present.

2018 Summer Research Funding Opportunities
For more information: Undergraduate Research Support Office undergraduateresearch.duke.edu

Across the Disciplines

Deans’ Summer Research Fellowships
undergraduateresearch.duke.edu/opportunities
Contact: ursoffice@duke.edu
Deadline: March 2, 2018
Eligibility: Trinity College students
Supports faculty-mentored research in any discipline in the arts and sciences. Fellowships may cover project expenses, travel, or living expenses.
URS Independent Study Grants & Assistantships
undergraduateresearch.duke.edu/opportunities
Contact: ursoffice@duke.edu
Deadline: Rolling
Grants: Up to $400 to support project expenses for a research independent study (for course credit).
Assistantships: Up to $400 in salary for a not for credit research experience at Duke.

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships
undergraduateresearch.duke.edu/opportunitiesContact: jane.morris@duke.edu
Deadline: Early March 2018
Supports students with a strong commitment to entering PhD programs in select disciplines in the humanities, social and natural sciences. Provides stipends for two years including academic terms and summers.

Bass Connections
bassconnections.duke.edu/content/get-involved
Contact: bassconnections@duke.edu Deadline: February 16, 2018
Summer funding for year-long interdisciplinary research teams that have a summer component; course credit is available during fall and spring
Career Center Internship Funding Program studentaffairs.duke.edu/career/programs/internship-funding-program
Contact: law55@duke.edu
Deadline: March 1, 2018

International House: Funding to defray costs associated with participating in low-paying or unpaid internships 
Contact: seun.olamosu@duke.edu
Deadline: March 1, 2018
International undergraduate students receiving need-based financial aid are eligible to receive funding from the Karsh Fund for low-paying or unpaid internships. Applicants must apply through the Duke Career Center's Internship Funding Program.

Arts, Humanities & the Social Sciences

Benenson Awards in the Arts
undergraduateresearch.duke.edu/programs
Deadline: March 9, 2018
Contact: mmalouf@duke.edu
Awards for fees, travel, production, and other educational expenses (excluding courses for credit) for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates; seniors may apply funds to projects planned for the one year period following graduation

Nasher Museum of Art Summer Internships in Museum Studies
www.nasher.duke.edu/duke_students-interns.php
Contact: marianne.wardle@duke.edu
Internship Deadline: TBA
Funding Deadline: TBA
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.

Asian/Pacific Studies Institute Summer Research Fellowship
asianpacific.duke.edu/funding/undergraduate-funding
Contact: apsi@duke.edu
Deadline: March 9, 2018
Provides grants of up to $2500 for research in Eastern and Southeast Asia.

Mellon Undergraduate Awards for Summer Research
Latin America and the Caribbean
Contact: antonio.arce@duke.edu
Deadline: March 9, 2018
Provide opportunities for students to complement class work with research experience in Latin America and the Caribbean (includes Puerto Rico and U.S.-Mexico border region); open to all fields and subjects.

Undergraduate Research Scholars Program in Jewish Studies  jewishstudies.duke.edu/academics/funding-scholarships
Contact: serena.elliott@duke.edu
Scholars will receive funding for research projects, or study abroad, in any discipline relevant to Jewish Studies, over the academic year or the summer.

Duke Story+
http://fhi.duke.edu/programs/story+
Contact: fhi@duke.edu
Deadline: late Feb/early March 2018
6-week project for students interested in humanities research and story-telling for public audiences.
 
Duke University Center for International and Global Studies Undergraduate Overseas Summer Awards

igs.duke.edu/opportunities/undergraduate-overseas-summer-awards
Contact: nancy.robbins@duke.edu
Deadline: February 12, 2018

Awards for students to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings

DukeEngage Independent Projects
dukeengage.duke.edu/independent-projects/
Contact: Thomas.n.phillips@duke.edu
Deadline: January 2018
Provides financial support for students initiating independent civic engagement projects tailored to specific goals and community partner needs.

Duke Research in Practice Program (RIPP)
http://sites.duke.edu/ripp/
Contact: lori.leachman@duke.edu
Research opportunities on issues including the environment, health, development, nation building, technology and gender - questions where business and scholarship together can produce practical solutions.

Duke Global Health Institute Independent Field Work Grants
globalhealth.duke.edu
Contact: lysa.mackeen@duke.edu
Deadline: March 2018
Grants for independent undergraduate global health fieldwork projects. Preference is given to those students enrolled in DGHI education programs. Up to $5000.
Kenan Summer Fellows
kenan.ethics.duke.edu/students/kenan-summer-fellows/
Contact: suzanne.shanahan@duke.edu
Deadline: Late February/Early March
Design a project that provides a thoughtful, novel perspective of how to live an ethical life.
Duke Human Rights Center @ FHI
http://humanrights.fhi.duke.edu/students/opportunities/research-grants/
Contact: emily.stewart@duke.edu
Deadline: March 1, 2018
The grant application is open to all Duke graduate and undergraduate students who are in their first, second or third year of study looking to complete a summer research project in the realm of human rights.
Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies
https://gendersexualityfeminist.duke.edu/awards-grants
Travel Awards
Contact: kimberlin.carlisle@duke.edu
Deadline: May 1, 2018
Travel and research funding to present at conferences, or to take part in special projects. Open to all whose projects are gender-related, but preference given to Women’s Studies students.
Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Named Awards
A variety of awards and grants to currently enrolled Duke students in recognition of outstanding scholarship and research, each focused on a different area; check each for individual requirements on our website
Economics Department
Davies Fellowship
econ.duke.edu/undergraduate/current-students/jobs-internships-funding
Contact: tracy.falba@duke.edu
Funding for rising seniors in Economics to pursue faculty mentored independent study research
Psychology Vertical Integration Program (VIP)
Contact: angela.vieth@duke.edu
Eligibility: undergraduate psychology majors
Deadline: March 2018
9-week summer program for rising seniors planning to pursue Graduation with Distinction in Psychology, and other students if space permits.
Documentary Studies Awards and Fellowships
documentarystudies.duke.edu/classes/undergraduate/awards-fellowships
Contact: csims@duke.edu
Awards and fellowships offered by the Center for Documentary Studies.
John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards
http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/classes/undergraduate/awards-fellowsh...
Contact: csims@duke.edu
Deadline: TBA The Center for Documentary Studies makes these awards to undergraduates attending Triangle-area universities to help them conduct sustained work on summer-long documentary fieldwork projects.
undergraduateresearch.duke.edu
Natural & Quantitative Sciences
Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (B-SURF)
undergraduateresearch.duke.edu/opportunities
Contact: ron.grunwald@duke.edu
Deadline: February 5, 2018
Eligibility: First-year students (rising sophomores)
8-week summer research program with placement in a Duke biological and biomedical science lab. Fellows attend faculty seminars, workshops, and present their work.
Summer Neuroscience Program
dibs.duke.edu/undergraduate/program/undergraduate-research-opportunities/snp
Contact: tyler.lee@duke.edu
Deadline: February 2, 2018
SNP is designed to facilitate Graduation with Distinction for rising seniors in the neuroscience major.
Summer Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Fellowships
biochem.duke.edu/undergraduate-programs
Contact: Meta.Kuehn@duke.edu
Deadline: TBA
8-weeks paid research in a Duke Biochemistry Department laboratory. Students who have or are taking Biochem 301 and 302 or 322 will be given preference.
Research Internship in Toxicology and Environmental Health
sites.nicholas.duke.edu/superfund/training-opportunities/
Deadline: TBA
Contact: edlevin@duke.edu
Full-time internship in biology, chemistry, psychology, neuroscience, engineering, and environmental sciences.
Pratt Research Fellows Program
www.pratt.duke.edu/undergrad/students/research-fellows
Contact: jim.gaston@duke.edu
Opportunity for Pratt students to do intensive research in an engineering major, including summer research
Summer Undergraduate Research in Pharmacology
pharmacology.mc.duke.edu/surph/undergrad.html
Deadline: February 5, 2018 Contact: schwarts.bloom@duke.edu/ baize@duke.edu
This ten-week summer research experience focuses on learning how scientific discovery at the bench can be translated to treatment of disease.
Duke BioCore Scholars
www.biocore.duke.edu
Contact: biocore@duke.edu
Deadline: March 2018
Eligibility: Firstyear students (rising sophomores)
Multi-year program, including support for summer, in the biomedical, biological, and behavioral sciences.
Huang Fellows Program
scienceandsociety.duke.edu/learn/huang-fellows-program/
Contact: Emilia.chiscop-head@duke.edu
Deadline: January 23, 2018
Eligbility: First-year students (rising sophomores)
10-week program with lab placement. Fellows learn how to integrate ethics, policy, and social implications into their scientific research.
Duke Summer Research Opportunity Program
gradschool.duke.edu/student-life/diversity/diversity-programs-and-events/duke-summer-research-opportunity-program
Contact: dukesrop-gsa@duke.edu
Deadline: January 16, 2018
10-week program intended for students intending to pursue a PhD in the biomedical sciences.
Duke Summer Training in Academic Research (STAR)
dcri.org/education/dukes-star-program
Contact: divinagracia.pinson@duke.edu
Deadline: January 12, 2018
Clinical research experience focuses on pharmaco-epidemiological research methodology, statistical analysis, biomedical research ethics, and writing.
Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Cell Biology
undergraduateresearch.duke.edu/opportunities
For more information visit: http://www.cellbio.duke.edu/undergraduate-studies/
Contact: undergraduate_research_fellowship@duke.edu
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Supports 8-10 weeks of full-time research in a Duke University Dept. of Cell Biology primary faculty laboratory.
Mathematics Program for Research for Undegraduates (PRUV)
sites.duke.edu/pruv/pruvinfo/
Contact: dkrain@math.duke.edu
Rolling application process. Early applications encouraged.
6-week of mentored research in mathematics intended for Duke junior and advanced sophomore math majors and leading to Graduation with Distinction in Mathematics.
undergraduateresearch.duke.edu
Natural & Quantitative Sciences (cont’d)
Chemistry Summer Research Opportunities
chem.duke.edu/undergraduate/summer-research-opportunities
Contact: Chris.Roy@duke.edu
Deadline: March 2018
Funding for students performing summer research in Chemistry.
Duke Marine Lab Bookhout Research Scholars
nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab/programs/undergraduate/financial-assistance#bookhoutscholarship Contact: Katie.wood@duke.edu
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Support includes a full tuition scholarship to take research independent study during Summer Term I or II.
Physics Undergraduate Research Award
Contact: schol@phy.duke.edu
Deadline: late February/ early March
Summer research fellowship for faculty-mentored research in any discipline in physics/biophysics.
Computer Science Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CSURF)
www.cs.duke.edu/csurf/
Contact: lucic@cs.duke.edu
Undergraduate Research in Nuclear/Particle Physics at TUNL and CERN
http://tunl.duke.edu/reu
Contact: reu@tunl.duke.edu
Deadline: February 5, 2018
Funding for summer projects at the Triangle University Nuclear Labs (Duke) and CERN/Large Hadron Collider (Switizerland).
Duke Genome Sciences & Medicine Summer Fellowship Program for Underrepresented Minority Underclassmen
genome.duke.edu/summerscholars
Contact: Susanne.Haga@duke.edu
Deadline: January 15, 2018
10-week program for current freshmen and sophomores interested in genome science, genomic medicine and computational biology.
Duke Data+
bigdata.duke.edu/data Contact: ariel.dawn@duke.edu or bendich@math.duke.edu
Deadline: Rolling until late February
10-week project for students interested in exploring data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges
Research-intensive project or an interdisciplinary project.
URS Office and the Thompson Writing Program
Workshops: Writing Successful Research Funding Proposals
http://undergraduateresearch.duke.edu/programs/proposal-writing-worskhop
Applying for a fellowship or grant for a summer research project? Workshops will take place near the end of February to assist you. Details will be posted on our website as they become available