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Apply to the EIF Program

Application and Selection Timeline for 2020 Program

  • Applications due: October 8, 2019
  • Notification of selected fellows: by November 8, 2019
  • Fellow acceptance: by November 15, 2019
  • Announcement of fellows: Week of November 19, 2019
  • Initiation event: November 21 & 22, 2019
  • Program duration: January – December 2020


Students who are enrolled in a PhD or equivalent advanced degree at Duke, and have completed at least two full years in their PhD program or have an equivalent level of experience (from work or volunteering before starting their degree program).

To Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Duke Environmental Impacts Fellow Program. Check back with us for future application dates. In light of COVID-19 gathering restrictions, we will not initiate a new cohort for 2021, but intend to re-evaluate for future years. Please subscribe to our mailing list for program alerts and announcements.