Research Funding

Intramural Funding Opportunities

The Graduate School maintains a general list of intramural funding opportunities and a more specific list of applications and deadlines for the current academic year (visit https://gradschool.duke.edu/financial-support and search for the link to Graduate School Fellowships for the current academic year).

Graduate School Fellowship applications are usually due in mid-to-late November. Application deadlines vary from year to year: check the graduate school websites above for specific dates.

Some of these fellowships require that you be nominated by your department, and each department may nominate only a limited number, for example:

To be considered for nomination for these or any other graduate school award requiring departmental nomination you must email your DGS (copying your PhD advisor and the DGS Assistant) no later than 15 Oct in the year in which you apply. If the department has more applicants than nomination slots, the DGS will convene a faculty committee no later than 2 Nov to decide on nominations. You must have a rough draft of your application and your CV ready by 31 Oct to be considered.

At least three Fellowships requires approval from your DGS before you submit.

For these and other fellowships requiring DGS approval you must email your DGS (copying your PhD advisor and the DGS Assistant) stating your intention to apply no later than 15 Oct in the year in which you apply.

The Office of Research Support also offers extensive lists of:

 

Extramural Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of a few extramural funding agencies that either specifically support research in Evolutionary Anthropology or with which our students have had success.