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Graduate Program and Fellowship Application Bootcamp
Duke Engineering is committed to fostering an intellectually and demographically diverse environment that supports creativity, innovation, and community.
“The day really helped answer a lot of questions I had about graduate school.”
We welcome promising engineering students from diverse backgrounds and experience to participate in a bootcamp in late summer to learn more about:
- The graduate school experience
- Duke Engineering graduate programs
- Ways to strategically position yourself to maximize future success
For more information, please contact us.
Bootcamp expenses – including travel, lodging, and meals – are provided by the Duke Engineering Office of Diversity and Inclusion in Engineering.
Have Your Questions Answered
Each participant receives information on these topics, and more:
- How do I know if graduate school is for me?
- What is the difference between a master's degree and a PhD? – What are the career opportunities in each path?
- An in-depth look at Duke Engineering graduate programs and research opportunities
- How the admissions process works
- How to develop a competitive application
- Duke funding and fellowship opportunities
- Summer research opportunities at Duke Engineering
Take a Tour, Meet Duke Faculty
Plus, participants will:
- Meet Duke faculty and students, including those who align with your research interests
- Tour our laboratories and our beautiful campus
How to Attend
Before applying, an applicant should:
- Be a rising undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
- Have interest in pursuing a graduate degree in engineering
- Be available for a full-day workshop
Additionally, this workshop is intended for students from racial, ethnic, and gender groups historically underrepresented in engineering. These groups include female/female-identifying students, and students from African-American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, and Native American racial/ethnic groups.
Applications must include:
- Two (2) faculty recommendations which speak to your potential in a research/academic environment
- An unofficial transcript from your current educational institution