• Front and Center

    B.N. Duke Scholar Priyang Shah 2015 poses for a selfie with university President Richard Brodhead and other students at undergraduate convocation. Click here to ...

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    • 2018 – Coming to Duke

      Incoming frosh Elizabeth Brown talks about her decision to come to Duke, the B.N. Duke Scholarship versus the ...

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      • Just Folks – BN Summer of Service 2014

          For the second year, Benjamin Newtwon Duke Scholars spent ten weeks in a South Carolina Gullah Geechee community. ...

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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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BN 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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Carolina Summer of Service 2014 by Ten rising sophomores are living and working together in Georgetown, SC to further the goals ...

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