Give in Honor of Borlaug

Norman Borlaug had a vision to change the world one day and one innovation at a time. His hard work and determination lead him to achieve that vision and to save millions of lives. Today, his legacy still lives on, and he is still inspiring our students to achieve greatness to innovate, communicate and inspire. There have been several funds in the name of Norman Borlaug that our students have the opportunity to receive throughout their collegiate careers. Please consider reading more about each of these funds and how you can help extend the Borlaug legacy.

Norman Borlaug Fund

This fund has been implemented as a way to support activities and events that benefit undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Minnesota. Make a gift to this fund

Norman Borlaug Youth Institute Scholarship

This fund has been created as a way to support and provide various scholarships for outstanding Norman Borlaug Youth Institute participants. This fund is being used to attract and retain high quality students who can create impact through innovation and leadership. Make a gift to this fund

Norman E. Borlaug Fellowship for International Agriculture

This particular fund has been designed as a way to provide additional support outstanding graduate students at the university who are conducting their research on an important problem of cereal crops in a developing country as per Norman Borlaug’s wishes. Make a gift to this fund

Vaala-Henry Endowment

This fund has been designed to provide additional financial support to young international scientists who are enrolled in the University's Department of Plant Pathology and receiving partial funding as Norman E. Borlaug Fellows in International Agriculture. Learn more or Make a gift to this fund

Stakman-Borlaug Center for Sustainable Plant Health

The Stakman-Borlaug Center for Sustainable Plant Health, a multidisciplinary center that addresses issues that threaten global food security and ecosystem health through research, education, and outreach. Learn about the SBC or Make a gift to this fund

You can be part of continuing the legacy of Norman Borlaug by giving a gift in his honor. 

You can mail your gift to:

University of Minnesota Foundation
PO Box 707870
St. Paul, MN 55170-3854

If you need help making a gift, please contact Cynthia Cashman at 612-624-7489 or [email protected]. If you are looking for other ways to give, the University of Minnesota Foundation website has more resources about ways you can give.