$1.1 Million Dollars in Scholarships, Awarded by the DSU Heritage Foundation, Second Time in Dickinson State University History
By: DSU Heritage Foundation
DICKINSON, N.D. - Aug. 17, 2021 - PRLog -- Dickinson State University students have been awarded $1.1 million dollars in scholarships by the DSU Heritage Foundation for the 2021-22 upcoming school year. Awards include merit-based, need-based, academic, leadership, athletic, and rodeo scholarships.
"This is the second time in school history that our Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to the students at Dickinson State University. I cannot thank our alumni and friends of DSU enough, for making this incredible amount of support possible for the students," Stephen Easton, President, Dickinson State University. "Our Blue Hawks work extremely hard in the classroom, in competition, and in our community, and we are honored to invite them back to campus this fall with this tremendous amount of support."
The DSU Heritage Foundation currently provides scholarships to 55 percent of Dickinson State University's student body and manages financial support for many on-campus programs. Future projects that the Foundation is a part of include the Sanford Sports Complex, the Theodore Roosevelt Center, and the DSU Hall of Fame.
"The DSU Heritage Foundation is humbled by the opportunity to improve the educational experience for so many of our DSU students. We are grateful to our generous donors for helping to make this possible," noted Ty Orton, Executive Director, DSU Heritage Foundation. "Our Foundation is excited as we continue to work and reach our goal of providing support to even more of our students."
The fall semester at Dickinson State University begins on August 23, 2021. There will be just under 1,500 enrolled students at DSU this academic year.
The DSU Heritage Foundation focuses on providing scholarships for DSU students and long-term support for DSU programs through endowments and donations from Dickinson State University supporters. To date, the DSU Heritage Foundation has raised more than $21 million dollars and awarded more than $4 million dollars in scholarships.
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Dickinson State University is a regional comprehensive institution within the North Dakota University System, whose primary role is to contribute to intellectual, social, economic, and cultural development, especially to Southwestern North Dakota.
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