DukeEngage Independent and Group Project Funds
DukeEngage allows students to address human needs in a variety of organizations, countries, and locales through a range of different community efforts. Funding is available for individuals and groups in locations across the country and around the world for travel expenses, stipends, and project funds.
The Aalok S. Modi Global Health Fieldwork Fund
The Aalok S. Modi Global Health Fund allows students interested in global health fieldwork / research to apply for a grant to implement this fieldwork domestically or abroad. Selection is implemented by the Duke Global Health Institute and the grant money totals $2500.
The Paul Farmer Global Health Fund
The Paul Farmer Global Health Fund aims to provide one undergraduate student each year with the money to be able to do global health fieldwork / research in countries around the world. The travel grants range from $2500 – $5000 and the application process follows Duke Global Health Institute’s guidelines.
Undergraduate Overseas Summer Awards
The Duke University Center for International Studies (DUCIS) & the Policy and Organizational Management Program (POMP) offer multiple awards of approximately $2000 for undergraduate students to add research experience in different settings to their academic work. Applicants must submit a proposal for an overseas research project and should enlist a faculty advisor to develop their project.
Mellon Undergraduate Awards for Summer Research
The Mellon Undergraduate Awards gives ten students the opportunity to supplant research experience in Latin American and Carribbean countries. Applicants from any major are encouraged to sign up and awards range from $1000-2000. All proposals must have a faculty advisor signature.
Deans’ Summer Research Fellowship
The Deans’ Summer Research Fellowship offers $2500 for project expenses to undergraduates who wish to complete summer research on or off campus. Students must submit a three page proposal, a budget sheet, and preliminary IRB form to be considered.
URS Travel Grants
The Undergraduate Research Support Office is offering up to $400 for travel-related expenses for students who have completed research at Duke and have the opportunity to present this information at a regional meeting of a professional organization. Applications are accepted throughout the year.
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program seeks to support individuals who are interested in advancing the lives of underrepresented minorities and improving cross-cultural and ethnic understanding. The two-year program accepts sophomores and provides more than $8000 in mentoring, stipends, and summer research support to support these goals.