Fall 2023 Duke University Freshmen Merit Scholarships (US Based)

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED, RE-OPENS IN AUG/SEP

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 3rd of January, 2023.

Scholarship Summary: 
Every applicant to Duke University is considered for 9 out of the 10 merit scholarships offered at Duke University. All students who apply and are accepted for undergraduate admission to Duke University are automatically considered for a merit scholarship. Merit scholarships are available for both domestic and international students.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
Finalists are selected based on the individual criteria for each scholarship.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Duke Freshman Merit Scholarships are namely as follows;
i. A.B Duke Scholars Program
ii. Alumni Endowed Scholars Program
iii. Benjamin N. Duke Scholars Program
iv. David M. Rubenstein Scholars Program
v. Karsh International Scholars Program
vi. Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
vii. Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholars Program
viii. Trinity Scholars Program
ix. University Scholars Program

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply, 
i. Complete the admission application for undergraduate study at Duke.
ii. Finalists for the Alumni, A.B. Duke, B.N. Duke, Reginaldo Howard, Robertson, Rubenstein, Trinity, and University scholarships will be invited to participate in a scholar selection process at the end of March that will include an interview and opportunities to meet with faculty and current scholars. 
iii. Those selected as finalists will be notified by email no later than mid-March. Scholarships may include a phone or Zoom interview as part of the finalist process.  
iv. As a reminder, to be considered for institutional aid, students must submit the CSS Profile and the FAFSA (for domestic applicants) by February 1. 

Applicants are automatically considered for Duke merit scholarships by virtue of their admissions application; however, there are several merit scholarships that require that the recipient demonstrate financial need. To be considered for these scholarships, it is essential that you submit all of your required financial aid documents by the February 1 deadline.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Duke University Undergraduate Scholarship Page.