Application Deadlines for Tanzania, Rwanda, and Nicaragua Summer Institutes.

To encourage early applications, and to allow students plan ahead earlier for their summers, there are three application windows:

First Decision & Duke Engage students: Complete application must be received by November 5, 2015 (12 noon EST for Duke Engage!).

Second Decision: Complete application received by December 7, 2015.

Third Decision: Complete application received by January 19, 2016.

The earlier you apply, the earlier you will be notified of your admission status. An application that isn't approved in an early application window will roll over for consideration in the next window.  To learn more about the early decision process, click here. To learn about Financial Aid, click here.


Download application materials for the 2016 EWH Summer Institute here.

After reading through the application packet and preparing your application, pay the $45 application fee and fill out the online form at the   Apply Now  page. The application form must be completed in one sitting.

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Fill out the form below to download the 2016 application packet for Tanzania, Rwanda, and Nicaragua. 



DTU-EWH Summer Institute in Nepal

If you are looking for more information about the Nepal Summer 2016 program, please visit the Nepal Summer page here. NOTE: Not everyone is eligible to apply for this program. In 2016, this program is only open to past participants of EWH Summer or Winter Institutes (EWH alumni) or current students at Nordic 5 Tech Alliance schools: Aalto University in Finland, Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, Technical University of Denmark, Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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