Perdue scholarship recipients have gone on to earn degrees in fields such as accounting, legal studies, management and marketing, finance and more. Ryan Shannahan, Class of 2019 said, "Without my scholarship from alumni donors, financing my education would be extremely difficult. I know once I graduate from Salisbury University, I will always be grateful for the support provided to me."
For several years, SU's financial aid package has offered one of the lowest percentages of scholarships and the highest percentage of loans when compared to other University System of Maryland schools. Scholarships are in need of financial support from alumni to lessen the financial burden of current students.