The Alumni Endowed Scholarship Program
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.
Spotlight on Emma Martinez-Morison
After graduation Emma will join McKinsey & Company as a Business Analyst in New York City. Currently in her final semester, Emma is interning with the Council for Entrepreneurial Development in Research Triangle Park, and through her I&E capstone, consulting for Three Strands, a NC-based startup focused on recovery wear for breast cancer patients. Additionally, as a student-athlete with The Dancing Devils, Emma has choreographed a piece for the team that will soon debut in Cameron Stadium! A psychology major and certified yoga instructor, Emma’s long term goals involve entering the mental health entrepreneurship sector to help curb the current mental health crisis with a mixture of social innovation, holistic wellness, and clinical intervention.
Dr. Yue Jiang, Trinity and Alumni Scholarships Faculty Director
Dr. Jiang is an Assistant Professor of the Practice of Statistical Science and QuadEx Faculty Fellow for Few Quad. His applied research collaborations broadly deal with health outcomes research in gastroenterology and hepatology. Dr. Jiang is passionate about statistical education and quantitative literacy and often mentors undergraduate students in research projects; he is the 2021-2022 recipient of the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, a student-selected and student-nominated award that honors excellence in teaching and advising of undergraduate students.