Duke University Merit Scholarships

Duke University Merit Scholarships

Duke University Merit Scholarships

Published April 3, 2020 | Last Updated October 18th, 2023 at 05:38 pm

Duke University Merit Scholarships

Finding individual college merit scholarship information can take a lot of time. Instead, we’ve gathered the statistics you need to know about Duke’s merit scholarships, at a quick glance.

Before diving in, make sure to review The Ultimate Guide to Merit Scholarships.

Duke’s Merit Scholarships Statistics

  • Percentage of students with no financial need: 64%
  • Percentage of students with no financial need who were awarded merit scholarships: 3%
  • Average dollar amount of non-need based merit scholarships: $78,610

Duke’s Merit Scholarships

A.B. Duke Memorial Scholars Program

  • Summary: The Angier B. Duke Scholarship provides support for the intellectually adventurous and curious
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. 
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

Alumni Endowed Scholars Program

  • Summary: The Alumni Endowed Scholars Program is for exceptional students with strong family connections to Duke.
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. 
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

B.N. Duke Scholars Program

  • Summary: The B.N. Duke Scholars Program is for North or South Carolina students serving as leaders of civic engagement initiatives on and off-campus, locally, and beyond.
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. Only North or South Carolina residents are eligible for the B.N. Duke Scholars Program.
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

David M. Rubenstein Scholars Program

  • Summary: The David M. Rubenstein Scholars Program is for students with outstanding academic achievement and are the first in their family to attend college.
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. 
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

Karsh International Scholars Program

  • Summary: The Karsh International Scholars Program is for international students in a variety of areas of study.
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. Only international students are eligible for the Karsh International Scholars Program.
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

  • Summary: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program is for students from Sub-Saharan Africa that demonstrate financial need, academic ability, and deep commitment to their communities.
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. Only residents of Sub-Saharan Africa are eligible for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program.
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

Reginaldo Howard Memorial Scholars Program

  • Summary: The Howard Memorial Scholars Program is for students Of African heritage with exceptional academic and personal accomplishments.
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. 
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

Robertson Scholars Program

  • Summary: The Robertson Scholars Program is for students destined to become great leaders in college and beyond.
  • Qualifications: Students must apply for the Robertson Scholars Program. Some nominations are accepted.
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: November 15th
  • Award amount: N/A

Trinity Scholars Program

  • Summary: The Trinity Scholars Program is for students with outstanding academic achievement from various areas of North and South Carolina.
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. 
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

University Scholars Program

  • Summary: The University Scholars Program is for students with excitement for interdisciplinary research, collaborative thinking, and innovative scholarship.
  • Qualifications: All undergraduate applicants are automatically considered for 9 of the 10 merit scholarships. 
  • How many are available: N/A
  • Deadline: CSS profile and FAFSA due February 1st
  • Award amount: N/A

To learn more about Duke’s Merit Scholarship opportunities, visit here

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