Fully-Funded Duke University's Scholarship for Undergraduate Students
Duke University

Fully-Funded Duke University's Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

ABOUT THE INSTITUTION

Duke University in Durham, N.C., traces its origins to 1838, when Methodist and Quaker families in rural Randolph County employed Brantley York as a permanent teacher for their subscription school.

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

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04 Jan 2021
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Duke University in USA is offering Karsh International Scholarship 2021, that was founded in 2010 through a generous donation from Martha and Bruce Karsh, the Karsh International Scholars comprise an intellectually and civically engaged cohort of international students who promote interdisciplinary inquiry, passionate and accessible academic research, and scholarship in the service of society.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. All students applying for undergraduate programs, whatever nationality they hold, or even dual U.S./other country citizenship.
  2. Students who already have B.A. or a B.S. degrees aren't eligible.
  3. Strong academic preparation and documented need for financial aid, through financial aid form. You can visit Duke Financial Aid Website here for more information.

Funding:

The Karsh International Scholars Program provides eight semesters of full tuition, room and board, and mandatory fees to Duke University. Scholars also have access to generous funding for domestic and international summer experiences, including opportunities for independent research both in the summer and during the academic year.

Additional benefits:

After completion of the first year, Karsh Scholars may apply for funds to support a variety of educational enrichment activities: from working at a laboratory at Duke University or elsewhere, to pursuing an internship in the private or government sector, to engaging in service work or independent research. With the help of the Karsh faculty director and faculty mentors or advisors, Karsh International Scholars will be supported in thinking creatively and planning wisely for these enrichment opportunities.

Academic community:

In addition to monetary support, Karsh International Scholars will have a cohort of students from all over the world, a faculty advisor, and additional mentoring support from the Office of University Scholars and Fellows. All Karsh International Scholars will be part of an intellectual community that engages in global dialogue and highlights the presence of international students on the Duke campus. During the regular school year, Karsh International Scholars will engage with faculty mentors, program coordinators, guest speakers, and have the occasional field trip.

All first-year scholars in a first-year seminar series across scholarships engage with each other as scholars, learn from scholars on and off campus, and engage with the greater Durham community.

How to apply:

Simply apply to Duke University. As 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.

About Duke University:

Duke University is a private institution that was founded in 1838 in North Carolina, USA. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,649, and the setting is Suburban. Duke University's ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #12.

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