Beginning with the 麻豆传媒应用 Class of 2025, each year, five students will be awarded the James B. Duke Scholarship of full tuition and fees. The award is renewable for the recipient鈥檚 remaining three years at Davidson, provided GPA, progress toward degree, and campus engagement requirements are met.

In keeping with the life of Mr. Duke, these high achieving students will demonstrate through their admission application and a required supplement that their academic achievement, concern for others, diverse talents and experience, potential for impact, resilience and work ethic give evidence of their capacity to make a difference in the world.

James B. Duke Scholars will be awarded full tuition and fees plus a $5,000 stipend to be used for applied, relevant learning experiences during their Davidson tenure. Duke Scholars will be offered guidance and mentoring by the program director.

Application Process

You must first be an applicant for admission at 麻豆传媒应用 in order to submit your .

As part of the scholarship application, you will be asked to respond to one of following prompts within the context of the qualities of a James B. Duke Scholar shared in the link to the application (500 words maximum):

  • Which of those qualities best define you and have greatest impact on your ability to serve and lead?  Be as specific as you can.
  • How have you applied your talents and experiences towards creating positive change in your community? Provide specific examples.


The application deadline for the James B. Duke Scholarship for all Early Decision and Regular Decision applicants is January 10, 2024. Finalists for the James B. Duke Scholarships will be notified in March.


For questions related to the James B. Duke Scholarship, please contact our scholarships team.