Scholarship administrators

Although scholarship administration is decentralized on the Twin Cities campus, ASR provides tools and support to help you promote, award, and pay scholarships to students. The information listed below will help you gain access to the tools you need.

Upcoming meetings for scholarship administrators:

All meetings will be 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in Walter Library, room 101.

  • February 14, 2018
  • April 4, 2018
  • June 6, 2018
  • August 1, 2018

Note for Scholarship Data Reporting: Neither the “Scholarship Student Selector” nor the “FA Funds Summary” report in Reporting Center include all relevant data for official financial aid or scholarship reporting purposes. For any information you need for financial aid or scholarship statistical data please contact the University’s Office of Institutional Research at 612-624-4851.

Meeting Minutes - Scholarship Administrators >>

Scholarship Automation Resources

STAR (Scholarship Tracking and Reporting)

This session provides training for the STAR (Scholarship Tracking and Reporting) tool housed within the University of Minnesota Foundation's Donor Management System (DMS). The class is geared toward accounting staff who manage scholarship funds at the University and scholarship administrators who award scholarships to students.

Promotional Scholarship Administrator Training

In order to gain access to the promotional scholarship pages in PeopleSoft, fill out an Access Request Form (ARF).

Student Data Inquiry and Update training: available online!

Student Data Inquiry (SDI) and Student Data Update (SDU) training are now BOTH available online. Sign into ULearn and search for "Student Data Inquiry" or Student Data Update" to access the training courses. 



General Contact


Accounting/Item Type/Finance

Bob Balfour

Scholarship Automation/Processing

OSF Scholarship Unit
LuGail Hamel

Nate Rosckes

Michelle Curtis

Molly Nelson

Simon Pham

DMS access and training

Mary O'Brien

STAR application