Duke University Names Benjamin N. Duke Memorial Scholars

has announced the eleven recipients of its awards.

Funded by the , the annual scholarships cover full tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees for eight semesters at Duke for students from North and South Carolina who have demonstrated high academic achievement, a commitment to community service, and potential for leadership. The scholarships also include service and leadership development activities and two summer programs, one in the Carolinas and one abroad, during the recipients' undergraduate term at Duke. The full value of each scholarship is estimated to be more than $260,000 over four years.

The 2016 recipients include ten students from high schools in North Carolina and one student from South Carolina.

For information on , see the Duke University website.

"." Duke University Press Release 07/05/2016.