INVESTING IN YOUNG LEADERS

CONNECTING DUKE & UNC

MAKING AN IMPACT

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WHO WE ARE

Intellectual   |   Purposeful   |   Ethical   |   Collaborative

A community of leaders within Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, striving to make transformational contributions to society.

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MEET OUR SCHOLARS

OUR ALUMNI

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Meet Apollo J

For Apollo J, music wasn’t always in the plan.   “I never in a million years thought that I would be doing music.”  “Going into Duke I was like, ‘okay I’m going to go into Duke, do my four years, I’ll be a political science major, go to law school and be a lawyer.’ So that…

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A Note on the Passing of Blanche Robertson Bacon

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program is saddened to share with the community the passing of Blanche Robertson Bacon, sister of Julian Robertson. Blanche was born in Salisbury, NC on October 2, 1935 and attended St. Mary’s School in Raleigh, graduating from the high school in 1953 and the junior college in 1955. After graduation, Blanche…

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Building A Stronger, Connected Rural America

For Brent Comstock (UNC ‘17) rural America is home. It’s also the headquarters of his company BCom Solutions – an organization with a dual focus on providing digital marketing/advertising resources for rural community and economic development, as well as digital consulting for political candidates hoping to connect with voters in the Midwest and rural parts…

THE ROBERTSON EXPERIENCE

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program provides eight semesters of full tuition, room and board, and most mandatory fees for Scholars at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. Scholars also have access to generous funding for up to three summer experiences, funding for conferences throughout the academic year, and for two semesters of study abroad.

AT A GLANCE

459 Alumni@2x
129 Scholars@2x
99 Scholars Traveled@2x
23 Countries@2x
259 Majors@2x
1000 Lead Grant@2x
20 Annual Engagement@2x
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40 Dinners@2x

GIVE TO RSLP

Giving back to the Robertson Program is not only about recognizing the unbelievable opportunities given to our Scholars and Alumni; it’s also about recognizing the important role of creating these opportunities for future scholars!

Funds will be used to enrich the definitive Robertson experiences —things like the first-year NOLS retreat, the Community Summer, Dinners for Eight with faculty and alumni, and the Senior Capstone.  With your ongoing financial support and continued input, these experiences will continue to grow and push current and future Scholars to expand their horizons and meet their potential.

One time donations or monthly recurring gifts are possible through our online giving portal. There are many ways to give, including your time, talent, and treasure. Please take a look at our Giving page for more information on giving back to RSLP!