Duke University Undergraduate Fellowships in Marine Science

Fellowship Information


The Duke University Marine Lab is pleased to offer fellowships for non-Duke undergraduates to enroll in Duke courses taught in Beaufort, South Carolina where there is emphasis on the biology and physiology of marine organisms, marine molecular biology, marine policy, and coastal socio-ecological issues.

Who Should Apply:

Be currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior in college (non-Duke), with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa. Applicants should show a demonstrated interest in marine science and its impact on society and have strong reference letters and personal statements. Whether an applicant identifies with a group that is racially/ethnically underrepresented in marine science will also be considered.

Program Duration:

August 27-December 7, 2013

Number & Amount Available:

2 fellowships covering tuition & fees, room & board, books, travel to Beaufort, and full support for participation in a Beaufort Signature travel course to Costa Rica, Mexico, Puerto Rico or Singapore during a semester of study, Spring 2012, in Beaufort North Carolina.

Citizenship Requirements:
STEM Fields Only:

Student Information

Required GPA:
3.0 and above
Academic Level:


Initial Deadline:
February 25th
NC State Campus Deadline:


National Deadline:
February 25th