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  • Home-Grown Leaders

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    Of the thousands of students who apply each year to Duke University, only a select few are tapped as Benjamin N. Duke Scholars. They have stellar academic backgrounds. Exemplary records of community service and leadership. And they’re all from the Carolinas. Established by The Duke Endowment in 1985 with a $10 million grant, the scholarship […]

    Posted April 29th, 2014    |    Read More
  • Scholar Spotlight Jacob Tobia

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      In this Scholar Spotlight, B.N. Duke Scholar and Truman Scholar Jacob Tobia describes how academics and activism have come together for an unforgettable undergraduate experience at Duke. WATCH THE VIDEO    

    Posted April 28th, 2014    |    Read More
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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 Alumnus at Home in TeachHouse by B.N. Duke alumni Glenn Palmer '14 and Benton Wise '13 work alongside of each other, ...

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