SCICU posted another strong year of fundraising in support of independent colleges and universities in S.C. During its fiscal year ending August 31, 2019, SCICU raised $496,253 in support of scholarships, emergency student financial aid, student research, and special functions. Highlights of the fundraising year include:
Named Scholars Program - $350,000 contributed by major corporate donors for a wide range of donor-specific scholarship programs.
Discretionary Scholarship Program - Nearly $82,000 raised for assisting SCICU students with unexpected financial hardships.
Undergraduates Student Research - $54,375 donated specifically for supporting student research at SCICU member institutions. SCICU supplements this amount with earnings from its endowment.