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.
Submit your nomination for an NDSU Foundation award.
There are numerous outstanding NDSU alumni and university stakeholders who should be honored for their accomplishments and contributions to society and to the world.
Applications must be completed and submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2023. Nominations are active for three years. Posthumous nominations are accepted. For questions, please call Janna Swanson at 800.279.8971.
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.
Applications for awards will open in Summer 2023.
The Alumni Achievement Award recognizes alumni who have attained outstanding professional accomplishments.
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.
The Heritage Award recognizes alumni who have provided outstanding volunteer service for the benefit of NDSU.
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.
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.
NEW! The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has provided outstanding volunteer service for the benefit of the university or someone who has played a vital role as a volunteer fundraiser on behalf of the NDSU Foundation.