The Reginaldo M. Howard Memorial Scholarship is offered to Black and African-American students, and those of African descent, who excel academically and demonstrate a commitment to leadership and social justice. Reginaldo Howard Scholars are committed to serving their communities and becoming leaders at Duke, both inside the classroom and beyond. Established in 1979, this scholarship honors Reginaldo “Reggie” Howard, the first African American President of the Associated Students of Duke University and an A.B. Duke Scholar. He was tragically killed in an automobile accident during his sophomore year, but his ambition and commitment to helping others lives on.
Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship
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The Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholarship recognizes the exceptional academic and personal accomplishments of students of African heritage.
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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.