2017 DDCSP Scholars ready to hit the ground running this summer! Photo credit: Jaime Muñoz Velazquez

2017 DDCSP Scholars ready to hit the ground running this summer! Photo credit: Jaime Muñoz Velazquez

Be part of a community of conservation leaders!

2017-2018 Application will open on November 13

Program Dates June 2, 2018-July 28, 2018

Program Goals

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….

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan is funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan is funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

  • 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: