A $100,000 donation will support athletic scholarships

Kesha Williams
September 25, 2006

The ECSU Intercollegiate Athletics Department and the ECSU Foundation celebrate the arrival of a $100,000 pledge to the Athletic Director's Scholarship Fund by a local businessman. Mr. Andrea Simpson, an Elizabeth City resident and friend of the university, made an initial donation of $10,000 and will repeat that donation for the next 10 years for a total of $100,000. The contribution supports a scholarship fund for student-athletes that already existed. Eligible student-athletes are required to have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (GPA); maintain their status as a full-time enrolled student; a minimum SAT of 950 or ACT equivalent as an entering freshman, and maintain a GPA of 3.0 after the freshman year.

Additional donations are welcome for the Athletic Director's Scholarship Fund. To make a donation, please call the ECSU Foundation at (252) 335-3225 or make your donation online, visit Giving Opportunities.