Bass Digital Education Fellowship – Apply by Nov. 18

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Are you a Duke graduate student interested in the growing area of digital education, learning design, and digital pedagogy? Apply now for the Bass Digital Education Fellowship.

The Fellowship is offered through a partnership with Duke Learning Innovation and the Duke Graduate School. Fellows who complete the program will also partially fulfill the requirements for the Graduate School’s Certificate in College Teaching. (Information about the inaugural cohort of fellows and their projects is available here.)

How to Apply

Applications are now open for the 2020-2021 fellowship and are submitted through Duke Graduate School. Apply now! Applications are due Nov. 18, 2019. Award recipients will be notified by mid-December 2019.

Eligibility and Funding

The Bass Digital Education Fellowship Program is available to qualified Ph.D. students in any department at Duke. To be eligible, Ph.D. students must have completed their preliminary exams and coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to the start of term of the fellowship, and must be in good academic standing to apply.

Fellowship Components

  • A seminar course that prepares students to critically engage with themes of 21st century teaching and learning (GS762: Digital Pedagogy);
  • Digital Education fellowship: Practical opportunities to develop teaching skills and gain direct experience for an academic year collaborating on faculty-led digital projects with Learning Innovation;
  • A seminar series (GS772: Bass Digital Education Colloquium) where fellows engage with Duke faculty and digital education leaders.


If you have any questions about the fellowship program contact Learning Innovation

Sophia Stone, Ed.D.

Author: Sophia Stone, Ed.D.

Sophia collaborates with faculty to provide pedagogical and academic technology consulting, training, and project management, for campus-based and online initiatives. She consults on innovative teaching practices across academic disciplines, and works with faculty on course planning, course design and development, and assessment strategies. Her research interests include global online education, instructional design, faculty development, distance education, and international learners.