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Fellowships February Series 2022

Introducing Students to Scholarships Beyond Duke



Making the Most of Your Time at Duke, Faculty Panel

Thursday, February 3rd, 4:00 p.m., via Zoom
Faculty members from various disciplines will discuss the ways in which they prefer to get to know Duke students. This discussion is particularly relevant to first-year and sophomore students, but all are welcome. The faculty panelists will cover topics such as: How do you ask for a letter of recommendation? Do faculty ever say no to these requests? What should students expect when visiting faculty during office hours? What advice would faculty give students to make the most of their time at Duke? The panel will be chaired by Professor John Board in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Please arrive prepared to ask questions or email them in advance to


Fulbright Scholarship Alumni Panel

Thursday, February 10th, 5:00 p.m., via Zoom
Duke Fulbright award recipients talk about their experience abroad, and answer questions about working with NCS and applying for the Fulbright. Learn about fully-funded grants for research, graduate study, and teaching English as a second language in over 140 different countries. Rising seniors, alumni, and graduate students are eligible for the Fulbright.


Applying for Scholarships as Historically Underrepresented Candidates

Wednesday, February 16th, 5:00 p.m., via Zoom
This panel of alumni and current students will discuss their experiences in applying for nationally competitive scholarships as members of groups who are often underrepresented among applicants. Our panelists include Jamal Burns, Valerie Muensterman, and Quinn Smith.


Applying for UK Graduate Scholarships, Student and Alumni Panel

Thursday, February 24th, 5:00 p.m., via Zoom   
Students and alumni discuss scholarships to study in the United Kingdom. Learn how to apply for a variety of opportunities for graduate study with Duke’s full support from the NCS advisement team.


Schwarzman Scholarship

Monday, February 28th, 5:00 p.m., via Zoom
Members from the Schwarzman Scholars program join us to discuss the Scholarship. The Schwarzman is designed to prepare young leaders to deepen their understanding between China and the rest of the world. Schwarzman Scholars immerse themselves within an international community of thinkers, innovators, and senior leaders in business, politics and society.


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