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Darla Moore School of Business

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    Thankful for you!

    Students speak about scholarships and the impact they have

Immediate Impact

Donors who give annually make an immediate impact and help address emerging and high-priority needs. Make an annual gift to support the Darla Moore School of Business Carolina Fund, which provides unrestricted support for the Moore School’s most immediate and critical needs.  You can also designate your annual gift to a restricted purpose such as scholarships, fellowships, study abroad opportunities, an academic program, etc.

Lasting Impact

Donors who contribute to endowed funds provide the Moore School with perpetual sources of income.  You may contribute to an existing endowment or create a new endowment.  

These require minimum gifts starting at $25,000 depending on the purpose.  A named endowment may support a partial scholarship or fellowship for specific academic disciplines or programs

An endowed professorship requires a minimum gift of $500,000 and is used to attract and retain outstanding scholars and teachers.

A distinguished professorship requires a minimum gift of $1 million.  Professorships provide significant resources to recruit and retain promising researchers and educators through salary and/or research support.

An endowed chair requires a minimum gift of $1.5 million and represents the highest honor conferred to prominent faculty members.  Endowed chairs attract and retain brilliant scholars by providing dedicated resources for innovative research and teaching opportunities as well as partial salary support.

Center endowment minimums vary from $1 million+ depending upon the discipline and the size and scope of the program.

A minimum gift of $3 million is required to name an academic department.


Impact a Life

“Thank you so much for the Underrepresented Student Scholarship! I can’t wait to use the money to further my academic goals. I am so blessed to be able to attend the University of South Carolina and contribute to its growing diversity. This scholarship truly means a lot to me since I am paying for a portion of my education myself.”

Emma Tran
Wildwood, Missouri
’25 expected graduation, majoring in accounting
Recipient of the Underrepresented Student Scholarship and the School of Accounting – PwC Excellence Fund

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