Bass Digital Education Fellowship – Apply by Nov. 12

Are you a Duke graduate student interested in the growing area of digital education, online college teaching and digital pedagogy? Apply now for the Bass Digital Education Fellowship!

Attend an Information Session on Oct. 14

The Graduate School will host a Graduate Fellowship Information Session for AY 2022 – 2023 on Oct. 14, 2021 (including the Bass Instructional Fellowships). Register for the information session

About the Fellowship

The Bass Digital Education Fellowship is offered through a partnership with the Duke Graduate School and Duke Learning Innovation. Fellows who complete the program will also partially fulfill the requirements for the Graduate School’s Certificate in College Teaching. Fellows will develop digital media for a professional portfolio and learn digital project management and consulting skills. Fellows gain online and hybrid course and program design skills throughout their fellowship experience.

How to Apply

Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 fellowship and are submitted through Duke Graduate School. Apply now! Applications are due Nov. 12, 2021. Award recipients will be notified by mid-December 2021.

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 digital teaching and learning (GS762: Digital Pedagogy);
  • Digital Education fellowship: Practical opportunities to develop teaching skills and gain direct experience for a semester 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 Bass Digital Education fellowship program and the types of Learning Innovation digital projects you can participate in, contact us!