Duke Summer Academy

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Duke Summer Academy  believes that while learning, students can change the world. Students are invited to spend the summer at Duke’s Global Giver Academy and become a bona fide philanthropist.  Students will have the opportunity not only to learn the ins and outs of philanthropy by earning community service hours at local charities, but also the chance to engage in advocacy firsthand.  As an acting “board member” of a local charity, you will make a case of for your favorite organization and have the opportunity to benefit it in a huge way.  The most compelling team will win $500 for their charity, receive a special certificate of achievement, and, most importantly, know that they made a real difference for the local community.

Enroll in Global Entrepreneur Academy and gain critical business, marketing, and strategy skills to develop real startup ventures.  Students will have the chance to pitch their own ideas at the conclusion of the Academy and win awards for the best new startups.

  • First Prize: $250
  • Second Prize: $150
  • Third Prize: $100