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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion make for better engineers—and a better experience for engineering students.
That’s why Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering embraces diversity and inclusion in the classroom and in the laboratory—whether that’s racial, ethnic, sexual or gender diversity. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Duke Engineering offers many opportunities for underrepresented minorities, from student groups to fellowships, to recruiting incentives, to events and activities that celebrate the diversity of our entire community.
Pratt Profiles: Meet Our Grad Students
Read about the experiences some of our students have had at Duke Engineering.
Graduate Student Recruiting Incentives
We offer aggressive packages of fellowships, scholarships, and incentives to PhD and master's students from underrepresented groups, including women and persons with disabilities. Application fee waivers are also available
- Application fee waivers
- Dean's Graduate Scholarship Program
- Sloan Scholarship Program
- Diversity Scholarships for our master's students
- Assistance with applications for external competitive fellowships
Diversity-Focused Groups for Grad Students
BioCORE: BioCORE is designed to unify and enrich the bioscience community across Duke. It is committed to increasing every aspect of diversity within Duke’s bioscience community.
Bouchet Society: The Duke University Bouchet Society primarily supports underrepresented minority graduate students in the pursuit of scholarly excellence in the Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics
Samuel Dubois Cook Society: Named in honor of the first black professor to be hired Duke University, the Samuel Dubois Cook Society is committed to translate the promise and potential of African Americans into fulfillment and actuality, and to seek to improve relations among persons of all backgrounds.
If you’d like more information about diversity and inclusion resources at Duke Engineering, please contact us.