2021 Hank and Billye Suber Aaron Young Scholars Summer Research Institute Application (2nd year)
Parent/Guardian and student must complete the Application Form.
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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.
Program Dates
July 6, 2021 — July 23, 2021, 8:30 am-4:00 pm, weekdays @ Nicholas School of The Environment, Duke University.
Capstone Conference Date
July 26, 2021, 5:00-8:00 pm, @ Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center, Duke University.
Most students are picked up and dropped off by parents. We also have parking spaces available for students who have their driver's licenses. Additionally, we will provide transportation on an approved, case by case basis.
Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided while on site.
Application Deadlines
Application Due: March 15, 2021
Application Decisions: April 2, 2021
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