The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates.
The Duke Career Center’s Internship Funding Program aims to reduce the financial challenges associated with participating in a wide range of low-paying or unpaid internships.
Through a collaboration with the Duke Community Service Center, Federal Work Study student participants are eligible to work for a participating non-profit.
DukeEngage Alumni can apply for post-experience funding with RIPP (Research in Practice Program). The RIPP-Engage Summer Fellows program sponsors follow-up “Engage” experiences that build on some aspect of the student’s previous DukeEngage project. Participants can return to the original site and community partner or propose to work with an agency in a different location addressing the same civic issue.
The Sanford School of Public Policy facilitates policy-related internships for all Public Policy Studies majors.
Duke University’s Research in Practice Program (RIPP) supports undergraduates interested in working with Duke professors to address pressing global problems such as the environment, health, development, nation building, technology and gender.
The Campus Grants program allows members of the Duke community to incorporate ethics into their own work. Grants of up to $500 are available to all members of the Duke community—students, faculty, and staff—to support initiatives that promote ethical or moral reflection, deliberation, and dialogue at Duke and beyond.
The Center for Leadership Development and Social Action (LDSA) offers a number of In The Spotlight awards which recognize outstanding student leadership.
LAPI provides an opportunity for public policy majors to be awarded up to $4,000 for summer internships related to arts policy.
The Undergraduate Research Support Office has compiled a list of research opportunities and funding.
SOL is an intensive 12-month leadership program for Duke undergraduates that combines academic study, research service learning, mentoring, and leadership training.
The Duke Global Health Institute’s 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. Students will work in Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya, Uganda, and North Carolina, US on issues ranging from infant mortality to health care mapping to access to care for migrant populations and HIV/AIDS and substance abuse issues.
Under agreements with AmeriCorps, City Year, Peace Corps, Teach for America, and Yellow Ribbon programs, students who are accepted into the Duke MPP Program are guaranteed a tuition fellowship.
Each year, the Kenan Institute for Ethics awards 10 to 15 fellowships to outstanding graduate students in any graduate program at Duke University.
*For awards external to Duke, visit North Carolina Campus Compact’s list of local and national civic engagement awards.*