Research Grants

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Environmental engineering students in Bolivia.

Undergraduate Research Grants

WHITEHEAD ENDOWMENT UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH GRANTS

Administered by the Duke Center for International and Global Studies (DUCIGS), these awards for research projects in Latin America and the Caribbean focused on economics, business and development, range from $1,000 to $2,000 each.  These funds, set aside specifically for Latin American and Caribbean research, are part of the DUCIGS Undergraduate Oversees Summer Awards.

*Next competition Spring 2017 deadline TBA

MELLON UNDERGRADUATE AWARDS FOR SUMMER RESEARCH IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, these awards provide opportunities for Duke undergraduates to complement class work with research experience in Latin America and the Caribbean (includes Puerto Rico and US-Mexico border region).  The awards are open to all fields and subjects. Approximately 10 awards ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 each will be offered. 

To see if travel to Cuba is allowed you must clear requirements before applying for this competition with the Office of Export Controls. (Mark Stomski 919-668-2711)

See guidelines and application form for more information.

2017 application deadline March 9th by 5:00pm

DUKE BRAZIL INITIATIVE (DBI) RESEARCH GRANTS

Undergraduate students may apply for research grants from the Duke Brazil Initiative for individual or group projects focused on Brazil. Project teams may also include graduate and professional students and faculty members.

Awards range from $1,500 to $4,000. Applications are due March 3rd, 2017.

See guidelines for more information.