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What is 2020 Legacy Scholars Program?

The 2020 Legacy Scholars Program is a student giving campaign to build Shark Pride, while supporting NSU students.


How it Works

  • Students can donate $1.00 or more each semester through the end of November and March to any participating NSU student organization of their choice.
  • For every dollar raised at or above $250, NSU will match the amount up to a maximum of $2,500.
  • Once an organization has raised $250 or more, the organization is eligible to establish its own '2020 Legacy Scholarship'.
  • The scholarship - will be awarded to a member of that student organization for the following semester and will go towards tuition or housing. The recipient is selected by an independent scholarship selection committee.


  • Scholarship awards range from $500-$5,000 and may be awarded to multiple members of an organization.
  • A listing of the "Top 10 Organizations of the Week" will be posted in the Don Taft University Center, tallying the amount of money each organization has raised.
  • Each student who donates will have a "Shark" added to the board with their name on it in order to "Fill the Tank."
  • Students and Alumni who donate $20.20 or more may also receive a 2020 Legacy Scholars t-shirt
  • Once an organization has established a scholarship, their alumni can start donating to the organization’s scholarship fund as well.

How can I donate?

  • Donations can be made online by credit or debit card at the donation website, https://www.nova.edu/giving/2020LegacyScholars/, or by cash in Rosenthal 211.
  • Donation tables may also be found at ‘2020 Legacy Scholar’ events throughout the Fall and Winter terms.

How Does My Donation Help?

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