Board of Visitors Scholarships:
The Board of Visitors established an undergraduate scholarship endowment with the first award Fall 2004. The award is presented to a student enrolled in the College of Human Development and Education, junior or senior, demonstrated financial need and has a minimum CGPA of 3.0. Selection is done through an interview process with the Scholarship Committee of the Board. A $1330 award was given for 2017-2018 to Desirae Shanahan-Silva, a Human Development and Family Science major from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. A graduate scholarship was established with the first award Fall 2008. The recipient is chosen after candidates present their research at the annual Board meeting. A $5000 award was given for 2017-2018 to Kassiann Landin, a doctoral student in Exercise Science and Nutrition from Mounds View, Minnesota.
Bison Bidders Bowl
The Board of Visitor's current and ongoing project successes include support for academic excellence in the form of an annual donation for auction at the Bison Bidders Bowl. Each year the Board decides on an item to donate for the NDSU Development Foundation's fund raising auction.