The Alumni Endowed Scholarship Program

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Established in 1979 by the Duke Alumni Association, the Alumni Endowed Scholarship is offered to students with outstanding academic achievement, who have strong family connections to Duke University, and demonstrated financial need. Alumni Scholars exhibit strong leadership potential and excel in the classroom and beyond. Together with peers in the Trinity Scholars Program, Alumni Scholars have access to mentoring from faculty, staff, and fellow scholars.

Bea Schleupner and Enrichment Experience

Beatrice used her enrichment funds to conduct research into the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on her local community.  She interviewed patients at a local clinic and documented her findings in a research presentation with OUSF the following fall.  Here, Beatrice talks about her project,



Alumni Endowed Scholarship Leaders

The Alumni Scholars Program is fortunate to be co-lead by Carole LeVine, Senior Director of the Alumni Admissions Program, and Dr. Stephen Craig, William T. Miller Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Director of the NSF Center for the Chemistry of Molecularly Optimized Networks. 

Learn more about Carole LeVine

The Alumni Scholars Program is located within the Office of University Scholars and Fellows (OUSF). Our scholars are part of a larger community of merit scholars and academically engaged students at Duke University.

Get to know the Alumni Endowed Scholars and Staff