DUCIGS Graduate Awards for Research and Training (Duke Internal Funding - Restricted to Duke Graduate & Professional Students)

Funding Agency:
Duke University

The DUCIGS Graduate Awards for Research and Training provide graduate students working on international research topics with funding for travel to archival and research sites inside and outside the continental United States, for attendance at specialized conferences, or for foreign language and methods training. Awards range from $750 to $1,500.

Funding requests may include costs of international and in-country travel, living expenses, and directly related research materials.
Foreign Nationals: Be aware that your award will be assessed a 34% tax. A Form-1099 will be issued in December, which you can use to file for its return at the start of the next calendar year.

Deadline: Feb. 17, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be enrolled full time in a graduate or professional school program at Duke University during the academic year in which the award is used. Please note that while students seeking support for dissertation research are encouraged to apply, funding is not meant to replace external funding. Dissertation students are strongly encouraged to apply for external support. The number of awards is subject to availability of funds in the next fiscal year.



Funding Type



Grad/Prof Students


Arts & Humanities
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

February 17, 2020