Opportunities for Students

  • WAM: Women and Mathematics Mentoring

    The program links local female professionals from mathematics-related fields with a group of 2 to 3 8th grade girls. Through the monthly interactions during the second semester of the school year, the girls learn about their mentor's job, career, and lifestyle. The application deadline is October 15, 2019.

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  • GEM: Girls Exploring Math

    A math enrichment program and research study at Duke University focused on encouraging young women to explore math. The application deadline is December 9, 2019.

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  • Student Experience Grants

    This grant is provided for DPS students to pursue a project or experience that interests them. This could include things like a new student-led club, supplies for a student-led project, or travel expenses for a trip. The funded activity can take place in school or outside of school. Grant requests can be for $500 - $2,500. The application deadline is October 18, 2019.

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  • Free Computers for Students

    Do you need a computer at home for school work? Find out how you can get one for free.

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  • FREE DENTAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN (ENGLISH/ESPAÑOL)

    Great opportunity. Free dentistry services for children under the age of 18. Appointments are required.

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  • Durham County Library Access

    The new project allows ALL Durham Public Schools students to access and check out Durham County Library resources with their DPS student ID numbers.

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  • DPS Student Opps

    Learn about community programs, opportunities, internships, and more from DPS.

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  • Emily K. Center Pioneer Scholars

    Pioneer Scholars serves students in first through eighth grades. To encourage developmentally appropriate extracurricular involvement and leadership activities, seventh and eighth grade students participate in this intensive academic instruction three days per week. Click to learn more and to apply!

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