KIE Graduate Fellowship

The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University is pleased to announce the Graduate Fellowship. The Kenan Institute for Ethics selects 6-10 graduate student applications for the Graduate Student Fellowships each academic year. The Fellows receive an award of $3000 that supplements their current funding.

The Kenan Institute is one of six interdisciplinary institutes at Duke University. The Kenan Institute for Ethics currently features work in global migration, human rights, regulation, moral attitudes and decision-making, and religions and public life.


  • Students from any Duke graduate program may apply
  • Ideal candidates will be in the 3rdor 4th year of their PhD studies, finished all (or almost all) of their coursework requirements but still developing new ideas and approaches for their dissertation research

How to Apply:

For applying the fellowship, the candidates must fill the application form. The form (docx file) can be downloaded by the given link:

Supporting documents:

A copy of your CV must be submitted.

Submitting Details:

Please e-mail the application form along with copy of your CV, to: with the subject line “Graduate Fellowship”.

Award Amount:

6-10 graduate students will be selected for fellowship. The Fellows receive an award of $3000 that supplements their current funding.

Application Deadline:

The deadline to apply for the Graduate Fellowship at the Kenan Institute for Ethics for the 2015-2016 academic year is August 10, 2015.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

For further information regarding the fellowship, the candidates can email to ( with “Graduate Fellowship question” in the subject heading.

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