New Scholarships

New Scholarships

SIF172 New Scholarships

Project Manager: Mark Luellen

Approved: December 2020

This award provides matching funds for Blue Ridge Scholars, University Achievement Awards, and Bicentennial Scholars.

Project Dates: 1/01/2021 – 12/31/2025

Funding Awarded: $30,000,000

Executive Summary

University Achievement Awards and Blue Ridge Scholarships were introduced in December 2020 as new scholarship matching opportunities. Both programs share goals of fostering excellence and diversity within the undergraduate student body, and encourage the success of their scholars.

Progress 

University Achievement Awards

Total number of donations pledged to date: $5.7M

Total matching funds allocated to date: $5.7M

Total endowed funds created: 9

 

Blue Ridge Scholarships

Total number of donations pledged to date: $2.4M

Total matching funds allocated to date: $2.4M

Total endowed funds created: 9