7 Top Students From U.S., Canada Awarded AB Duke Scholarships

The merit scholarship is awarded to students who show outstanding promise

Seven high school seniors have been awarded the Angier B. Duke Memorial Scholarship to pursue their undergraduate studies at Duke University.

The Angier B. Duke Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition, room, board and mandatory fees for four years of undergraduate education. In addition, A.B. Duke Scholars have access to generous funding for domestic and international summer experiences, including opportunities for independent research both in the summer and during the academic year. The full value of each scholarship is estimated to be more than $315,000 over four years.

The scholarship aims to foster intellectual leadership and is awarded to students who show outstanding promise. The awards stem from the Angier B. Duke Memorial Inc., which Duke co-founder Benjamin Newton Duke established in 1925 in memory of his son, Angier Buchanan Duke.

The class of 2023 recipients are:

  • Aditya Paul of Plano, Texas, a graduate of Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science
  • Angela Wu of Rockville, Maryland, a graduate of Thomas Sprigg Wootton High School
  • Rebecca Schneid of Parkland, Florida, a graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
  • Rishi Salwi of Marlboro, New Jersey, a graduate of High Technology High School
  • Shreyas Hallur of Phoenix, Arizona, a graduate of BASIS Peoria High School
  • Winnie Lu of Sarasota, Florida, a graduate of Pine View School
  • Yuheng (Jack) Xu of Markham, Ontario, Canada, a graduate of Unionville High School

For more information about the A.B. Duke Memorial Scholarship, visit https://www.ousf.duke.edu/page/ABDuke.