Founders Day Scholarship Gala
  • Founders Day Scholarship Gala

The ECSU Foundation, Inc.
founders day scholarship gala 




Join Us As

Founders Day Scholarship Gala XVI

returns to an in-person event on  

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Doors Open at 6pm

Tickets: $150


Purchase Tickets Today

Per the IRS, the fair market value of the goods received is $50.00 per ticket purchased. Only the portion of the contribution that exceeds this fair market value is tax deductible. Please retain this receipt for tax purposes, and as always, consult your advisor for how tax rules apply to you.  Should you have questions regarding this receipt, please contact University Advancement at 252-355-3225 or e-mail:


Founders Day Convocation 

Friday, March 10, 2023


During the past 15 years, the Founders Day Scholarship Gala has helped raise more than $1.5 million for student scholarships. With the continuous support and engagement of our partners and donors, we hope to ensure an even brighter future for ECSU students and fuel a culture of growth throughout the region.


The Chancellor’s Legacy Awards program, organized by the Office of the Chancellor in partnership with the ECSU Foundation, Inc., recognizes individuals, business and/or corporations and foundations who have best demonstrated the standard of excellence that defines and shapes ECSU as an institution.  


For more information, please contact the Office of University Advancement, (252) 335-3225.