Summer Scholarships for Duke Students

The following scholarships are available to Duke students, for Duke-In summer programs. Students may only receive one of these scholarships per summer; preference is given to those who have not previously received a scholarship. Non-Duke students are not eligible. 

Seniors graduating in December or May (or who have already fulfilled all of their graduation requirements at Duke prior to the start of the Fall semester) are not eligible for a summer scholarship.


Trinity Deans’ Summer Research Fellowships

The Global Education Office for Undergraduates supports Study Abroad Research Fellowship awards through the Trinity College Deans' Summer Research Fellowship competition.

The Global Education Office makes these fellowships available to highlight and strengthen opportunities for Trinity undergraduates to engage in research projects abroad, specifically, to plan and conduct summer projects inspired by and based on academic study abroad experiences.


Databases of Study Abroad Scholarships

Study Abroad Funding – Online directory with detailed information on hundreds of scholarships, grants, and fellowships available for undergraduate and graduate study, and doctoral and post-doctoral research outside of the United States

International Scholarships – A free searchable database of scholarships and awards for international study

Study Abroad Scholarships

  • Boren Awards – for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in Study Abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East
  • Freeman-Asia Grant – grant based on the location of the program and financial need of the student
  • Project GO – provides scholarships to ROTC students for critical languages and culture study, domestically and abroad
  • Duke Phillips Ambassador Program - $5,000 for Duke students to apply towards the cost of one of three designated UNC study abroad programs in Asia. Duke students must petition the program in order to receive academic credit.