Be part of a community of conservation leaders!
2017-2018 Application is now available
Deadline extended: February 7, 2018
Program Dates June 2, 2018-July 28, 2018
The goal of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) is to diversify the conservation workforce by finding and developing the next generation of land, water, and wildlife professionals among traditionally underrepresented groups.
Doris Duke Scholars are….
Interested in conservation, nature, and the environment and are excited about turning that passion into a career.
Eager to be immersed in an experiential learning program that incorporates diversity and inclusion into their understanding of conservation practices.
Committed to becoming a part of and changing the conservation arena, bringing new ways of looking at, understanding, and protecting the earth’s land, water and wildlife.
If this sounds like you, we hope you will consider applying!
2018 Program Dates
Year I Scholars: June 2 - July 28
Year II Scholars: June 9 - August 5
Hear what our past Scholars are saying
Reflections from our 2017 Scholars:
Reflections from our 2016 Scholars: