- The Duke Endowment Award: Supporting Students From the Carolinas
The Duke Endowment Award: Supporting Students From the Carolinas
From its very beginnings, Duke University has emphasized close ties with its home state of North Carolina. James B. Duke's Indenture of Trust, which established The Duke Endowment and created Duke University in 1924, provided support for key areas of need in the Carolinas.
Today, Duke attracts more undergraduate students from North Carolina than from any other state. And while university outreach programs in the state address a variety of social needs from health, to economic development, to