Benjamin N. Duke Scholarship

  • Bachelor

B.N. Duke Scholars excel academically and demonstrate commitment to civic engagement. Scholars work collaboratively to build communities and solve problems on and off campus. To put this commitment into action, rising sophomores complete the Carolina Summer of Service (CSOS) project. Established in 1986, the B.N. Duke Scholarship is named in honor of Benjamin N. Duke, who funded scholarships to equip North and South Carolina students to “think for themselves and become leaders in the highest and best things in life.”


The Benjamin N. Duke Scholarship recognizes students from North or South Carolina who excel academically, engage their communities, and aspire to become leaders at Duke and beyond.

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This scholarship covers the cost of tuition, mandatory fees, room, and board for four years of full-time undergraduate studies.


There is not a separate application for these scholarships. Those applying to Duke as incoming first-year students are automatically considered.

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