Duke University Scholarship
Duke University is a private coeducational institution situated in Durham, North Carolina. It started as a preparatory school for young men called The Union Institute Academy in 1838. Later it was changed to a teaching college called Normal College by the State of North Carolina in 1851.
The institution name was later changed to Trinity College in 1859. . James dedicated it to his father Washington Duke who funded Trinity College and also persuaded the College board of trustees to move the institution to its present location, Durham.
As earlier mentioned, Duke University was for young men but later on, women were permitted to enroll. They maintained separate campuses for undergraduates which were: Trinity College and Women College until it was merged into Trinity College in the year 1972.
There are several other schools apart from the known Liberal Arts in Duke such as: School of Law, Divinity, Engineering, Public Policy, Environment, Nursing etc. The graduate school in Duke University also offers numerous Masters and Doctorate degree programs to both indigene and international students.
This prestigious university occupies a land space of 8,600 acres (3,500 hectares) and has 256 infrastructures on the land. Duke university has an academic staff of about 3,870 as at (2019) statistics and administrative staff of 8,880 campus employees.
According to statistics conducted in Duke University in 2019, has 15 Nobel Laureates and 3 Turing award winners, the third largest number of Churchill scholars and the fifth highest number of Marshall, Truman, Goldurator, Udall and Rhode scholars than any American universities between 1986 and 2015.
Duke University has 12 schools and institutions. Out of these schools, three are for undergraduate programs: Pratt School of Engineering, Duke Kunshan University and Trinity College of Arts and Science.
Duke University Requirements For International Students
- English Language Proficiency: for applicants whose native language is not English are expected to submit the following exam score. (IELTS, TOEFL, DET) and the minimum score required for each exam is:
- IELTS: 7
- TOEFL: 95 on internet based test
- DET: 115
- All international applicants are required to obtain an F-1 students visa in order to attend Duke University Summer College for High School Students
- Proof of financial support (typically a bank statement) from your financial institution or a letter from a sponsor.
- All applicants are required to have health insurance that is written by a US based company
Duke University Scholarship Details
Host Country: USA
Institution: Duke University
Level: Undergraduate, Master’s, Ph.D
Award: Tuition Fee
Duration: eight semester
Required Language: English Language
- Eight semesters of full tuition fee
- Room and board
- Mandatory fees to Duke University
- Funding for domestic and international summer experience
- Opportunities for independent research.
- Applicants are required to apply via Duke University online portal.
- Mid year school report
- School Report
- Counselor Recommendation
- First Quarter/Trimester Grades
- Two teacher evaluation/ recommendations
- Admitted undergraduate into Duke University are automatically eligible for the scholarship
Click here to apply.
National Competitive Scholarship
This scholarship aims to assist students in studying abroad. It is only available to students in their first year of study in Duke University who have a high academic achievement both in school and the community.
- Independent summer research
- Work or internship abroad
- Foreign language study