Summer Research Fellowship for Third-Year Ph.D. Students and Beyond [Duke Internal Funding -- for Duke Grad Students Only]

Funding Agency:
Duke University

The Summer Research Fellowship will pay a stipend of $5,500 for the period from June 1 to August 31, plus summer tuition and health fee. Preference will be given to students who have not previously received a Summer Research Fellowship.

The application cycle opens in early October and closes in late November. Award recipients will be notified in spring semester. The Graduate School will announce exact dates closer to the start of the cycle, and they will be posted with the award listing on the school’s online application system.

Deadline: Nov. 18, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be in good academic standing.
  • Applicants must be in their third academic year of study (third summer) or beyond during the fellowship term.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program that does not already guarantee 12 months of financial support.
  • Students may receive up to $1,850 for the summer from other funding sources. Dean’s Graduate Fellows, NSF GRFP fellows on tenure, and students who will be working as research or teaching assistants during the summer are not eligible.

Funding Type



Grad/Prof Students


Arts & Humanities
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Social Sciences

External Deadline

November 18, 2019