Awards

The NDSU Foundation strives to recognize excellence through award opportunities and programs. There are countless outstanding alumni and university friends who deserve to be honored by NDSU, so please feel free to submit a nomination for any of the awards. Nomination forms and award details are available via each award link below.

There are countless outstanding NDSU alumni and university friends who deserve to be honored for their accomplishments and contributions. The NDSU Foundation strives to recognize excellence through award opportunities and programs. Please submit your nomination via the application link below.

Nominating Process
Applications must be completed in one session and submitted by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Nominations are active for three years. Posthumous nominations are accepted. For questions call Janna Swanson at 800.279.8971.

Alumni Achievement Award

The Alumni Achievement Award recognizes alumni who have attained outstanding professional accomplishments.

Henry L. Bolley Academic Achievement Award

The Henry L. Bolley Academic Achievement Award honors individuals who have attained noted achievements in the area of education as teachers, researchers, and/or administrators.

Heritage Award

The Heritage Award recognizes alumni who have provided outstanding volunteer service for the benefit of NDSU.

Horizon Award

The Horizon Award recognizes alumni who have graduated within the past 15 years and have attained great success in their profession or have been engaged in outstanding community service.

Partner in Excellence Award

The Partner in Excellence Award recognizes a corporation, foundation, or organization that has given significant support as well as demonstrated inspirational philanthropic giving in the university.

Service Award

The Service Award recognizes individuals who have played a vital role as volunteer fundraisers.