All For A Good Cause

Community Impact

Each year, Sea Gull Century proceeds benefit dozens of non-profit organizations, such as the Delmarva Discovery Center, local fire departments and EMT’s, Women Supporting Women, local elementary schools, Salisbury Zoo, American Red Cross, Children’s Literature Festival, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Relay for Life and and the League of American Bicyclists.

Volunteer Impact

  • “Sea Gull Century is my favorite volunteer event at Salisbury and I plan to continue to help with it in the future.”
  • “I felt very blessed for the opportunity to be a part of an amazing experience and event staff. Providing first-aid service to the riders and communicating with other personnel gave me experience and new knowledge I can take with me and use for the rest of my career.”
  • “I learned the importance of communication, organization, planning, and leadership qualities that I will bring with me back to my organization.”
  • “This has been one of the most rewarding volunteer experiences I have participated in. I am thankful for the opportunity and look forward to next year’s event.”

Scholarships & Grants

A portion of proceeds over and above Century ride expenses go toward scholarships & grants at SU. Annually, Sea Gull Century Awards 12 scholarships and 15 faculty grants. See your registration form to make a donation.

Hear from a few of 2023's student recipients

“It is truly an honor to be awarded the Sea Gull Century Scholarship. This year was my second year volunteering for the event, and it is always so rewarding to see all the cyclists completing their rides.”
“Getting involved is an important part of college, and the more you’re involved, the better your experience, connections, and outcome after graduation. Thank you for giving me the chance to make a difference.”
“It means so much to be able to continue with my educational career as I would not be able to do it without this generosity. This award will help cover my fees and provide personal support throughout the process.”
“Thank you for this opportunity to receive this wonderful offer! This will assist in furthering my education as well as my future career.”
“Thank you so much for this award. It will certainly help better my schooling and take some pressure off paying for college. I greatly appreciate it.”
“This scholarship not only alleviates the financial burden of my education, but also honors cherished traditions I share with my father. For years, participating in the events surrounding Sea Gull Century has been a special bonding experience that has created many lasting memories.”
“I am immensely grateful to you for your generosity and support in awarding me this scholarship. Your support is a significant encouragement in my academic journey as I am pursuing my MBA at Salisbury University.”
“After changing my major, I am now required to take a fifth year to finish my degree. Your support helps alleviate some anxiety of financials on my journey towards becoming a respiratory therapist.”
“This scholarship will have a big impact on my success at Salisbury University. My degree will help me gain more knowledge about our local environment and help me to make an impact on it. This assists in reaching my career goals of entering the Department of Natural Resource Police Academy and eventually being accepted to either the Maryland Conservation Corps or the Chesapeake Conservation and Climate Corps.”