Thank you for your interest in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan. The applications for the summer of 2019 are now closed. Applications for the summer of 2020 will open fall of 2019.

Who is eligible to apply for the Doris Duke Conservation Scholar’s Program at the University of Michigan?

You must be:

  • A current freshman/frosh/first-year, sophomore, or junior enrolled in a college or university;
  • A U.S. citizen, permanent resident or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA/DREAMers);
  • Interested in conservation or the environment;
  • A student in good standing with a grade point average of at least 2.75 out of 4.0.

Important Dates

2019 Application Dates

Application Opens November 12, 2018

Priority Date* is January 11, 2019

Application Closes February 1, 2019, 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time

Acceptance notification sent by mid-March, 2019

* We will begin the review of completed applications on this date.

2019 Program Dates

Year 1 Scholars: June 1 – July 27, 2019

Year 2 Scholars: June 8 – August 4, 2019