Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) is a highly selective, two-year undergraduate research program focused on preparing the next generation of diverse environmental conservation professionals. DDCSP offers immersive, experiential learning opportunities, visits to iconic landscapes across the U.S., unique research and internship experiences, and professional development. Participants also gain exposure to career options and leading conservation professionals, access to mentorship opportunities, and deep appreciation of the value of diversity and inclusion.
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