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Logo displaying the name of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University2021 Hank and Billye Suber Aaron Young Scholars Summer Research Institute

The Young Scholars Summer Research Institute is a three-week program that provides high school students enrolled in Durham Public Schools (DPS) with training to enhance their writing, research, and presentation skills. The program is sponsored by the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University in partnership with Durham Public Schools (DPS). In keeping with the Samuel DuBois Cook Center’s central mission as a community of scholars engaged in the study of the causes and consequences of inequality, program participants will explore curriculum related to the economic, social, and political dimensions of inequality and their intersections. During the Young Scholars Summer Research Institute, students will receive instruction from distinguished teachers, university professors, and leaders from community organizations. The program’s main focus is on the development of the students’ research, writing, presentation, and critical-inquiry skills, culminating in a capstone presentation of students’ individual or group research projects. Applications are due March 15, 2021. Click here to apply.


Screenshot of The Hub, a searchable database of STEM Resources and opportunities created by Anjali Boyd. The Hub is a searchable database of resources and opportunities including fellowships, scholarships, internships, databases, listservs, and more. The Hub was created by Anjali Boyd and is for students and professionals in STEM fields, specifically those in the natural sciences. Click here to explore The Hub.