Duke names 12 University Scholars
Duke University has selected 12 high school graduates, including three international students, for the University Scholarship.
Each scholarship has an estimated value of $240,000 over four years, covering tuition, room, board and mandatory fees. The program started in 1998 with a gift from Duke alumna Melinda French Gates and her husband, Bill Gates, through the William H. Gates Foundation.
Recipients for 2014 include:
- Abena Ansah-Yeboah of Dumfries, Virginia
- Monica Barbara Arniella of Royal Palm Beach, Florida
- Jihane Bettahi of Fes, Morocco
- Shivam Narayan Dave of Pearland, Texas
- Attyat Mayans of Santa Fe, New Mexico
- Chandler Julianne McMillan of Long Beach, New York
- Cam-Ha Thi Nguyen of Hanoi, Vietnam
- Sanjukta Santra of Fort Collins, Colorado
- Dejana Saric of Loma Linda, California
- Pratiksha Sharma of Lumbini, Nepal
- Austin Tate of Buda, Texas
- Shadman Mohammed Uddin of Roswell, Georgia