• The Drive to Serve: Quinn Holmquist in Haiti

    Come along with B.N. Duke scholar Quinn Holmquist during his International Summer of Service, in Haiti. He describes how he used his passion for service, ...

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    • Carolina Summer of Service 2014

      B.N. Duke Scholars Maggie Booz and John Victor Alencar describe their experiences during the program's annual Carolina Summer of Service and the lessons ...

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          Awarded the Truman Scholarship for excellence in public service earlier this year, Dominique Beaudry‚Äôs passion for education and social change is evident in most everything ...

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Benjamin Duke

The program is named in honor of Benjamin N. Duke, a respected leader, businessman, and philanthropist.

B.N. Duke Scholars remember their North and South Carolina roots as they engage in local and global communities and aspire to become leaders at Duke and beyond. Academic excellence and community service are their trademarks.

Choosing to come to Duke and be a B.N. Duke Scholar had everything to do with choosing the corner where the people would support us the most zealously, where we could explode in pursuit of our passions, and where opportunities were not scarce. Stesha Doku Charlotte, NC

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B. N. Duke Scholars collaborate with community groups. Find out more about our community partners and how your group can partner with us.

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