Opportunities

London Bridge at Night

The Duke University Center for International & Global Studies is pleased to invite qualified graduate and undergraduate students to participate in our funding competitions.

These awards support research on international topics, attendance at specialized conferences or workshops, and foreign language study.

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

The Department of Education provides grants annually to US institutions of higher education to fund individual doctoral students conducting research in other countries for periods of six to twelve months.  If you are considering applying in the 2020 competition, please register with Nancy Hare Robbins.

Graduate Awards for Research and Training

The Graduate Awards for Research and Training provide graduate students working on international, regional or comparative research with funding for travel to research sites and archives inside and outside the continental United States, attendance at specialized conferences, or foreign language and methods training. Applicants must be enrolled fulltime in a graduate program at Duke University during the academic year in which the award is granted. The deadline for this competition is normally in late February of the Spring semester.

Funding for Conferences & Workshops

Fulltime graduate and undergraduate students at Duke University can apply to receive support for attendance at conferences and workshops with a global theme. The Duke University Center for International & Global Studies (DUCIGS) accepts Off-Cycle applications on a rolling basis. Please note that these applications will not be accepted between February 15th - April 15th annually.

Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program

Duke University has the opportunity to host faculty and other scholars from around the world at no cost to the institution through the Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program. Duke faculty interested in hosting a Fulbright visiting scholar must only supply a letter of invitation in support of scholars who have applied through their home country's Fulbright Commission with proposed independent research projects of varying lengths. All academic programs qualify. The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) covers all finances, including transportation, a living stipend, insurance, and visa processing. 

Undergraduate Overseas Summer Research Awards

The Undergraduate Overseas Summer Research Awards fund travel for fulltime undergraduate students to complement classwork with research experience in different social and cultural settings outside the United States. Rising Duke sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. The deadline for this competition is normally in late February of the Spring semester.