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 November 8, 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

2020 Application Dates

Application Opens November 8, 2019

Tentative Priority Date is January 10, 2020*

(*Complete applications will be reviewed and offers will be made on a rolling basis after this date)

Application Closes February 1, 2020 11:59pm Pacific Time

Final notification of selection: February 28, 2020

2020 Program Dates

Year 1 Scholars: May 29 – July 26, 2020

Year 2 Scholars: June 6 – August 2, 2020

Alumni Administrative Assistants: May 29 – August 1, 2020