As designee of the Chapel Dean, the Religious Life Staff Mission Funding Committee is responsible for reviewing applications for religious life mission funds. Applications submitted on-time will be given a thorough review.
*** Only designated leaders of recognized Duke Religious Life groups may apply for this funding. ***
Criteria for a Mission Trip
All trips must meet at least one of the following
Be a sign of God’s love in the world by:
Sharing the Good News in word and/or deed
Establishing respectful relationships with the group or organization engaged by the mission.
Responding to human need and working to alleviate suffering
Chapel recognized Religious Life group
Individual students with a reference from a Religious Life staff person. (Preference is given to undergraduates).
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the safety and well-being of the participating students
Compliance with liability requirements.
NOTE: A person who has applied for Duke Engage funding is not eligible to apply for Religious Life funding for the same project. A complete list of participants and contact information for the trip leader must be provided to the director of Religious Life prior to departure.