Benefits of Scholarship Funds

An Endowed Scholarship Fund with the St. Croix Valley Foundation offers the following benefits to fund holders:

  • the administrative burdens and costs associated with maintaining and investing the scholarship fund are bypassed
  •  the scholarship committee can participate in determining criteria and selecting recipients
  • SCVF professionals can help clarify the criteria, application and scoring rubric
  • SCVF keeps a record of the scholarship recipients
  • SCVF provides accountability, as the Foundation is overseen by a Board of Directors and conducts annual audits.