Nationally Competitive Scholarships

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Featured Nationally Competitive Scholarships

For Juniors, Seniors, Alumni, and Graduate Students applying for opportunities after Duke

Non-US citizens are eligible for starred opportunities! These include graduate school abroad and in the U.S. as well as global professional opportunities.

  • Churchill Scholarships
    One year of study at Cambridge University for academically accomplished research scientists.
  • DAAD*
    Research and graduate study grants offered in Germany to students studying at U.S. colleges and universities. Some programs are taught in English and do not require extensive knowledge of German. 
  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program
    Fulbright offers experience abroad: teaching English, conducting independent research, or studying for one year in a master’s program to U.S. citizen seniors, alumni, grad & professional students.  
  • Gates-Cambridge*
    A degree at Cambridge University for leaders in all fields committed to improving the lives of others.
  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program*
    Any masters, PhD or professional degrees at Stanford University for problem-solving leaders in all fields.
  • Luce Scholars Program
    Work placement in Asia for aspiring leaders in all fields with limited knowledge of Asia.
  • Marshall Scholarships
    Two+ years of study at any university in the United Kingdom.
  • M David-Weill Scholarship
    Two year Masters study at Sciences Po in Paris.
  • Mitchell Scholarships
    One year of Masters study in Ireland.
  • Rhodes Scholarships*
    Two+ years of funded study at Oxford University.
  • Schwarzman Scholars*
    A one year, fully-funded masters at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

For Sophomores and Juniors