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.


Scholarship administrators, RRC’s, accounting staff who manage scholarship funds

This course is instructor-led. 

Learning objectives

Understand/familiar with:

  • accessing DMS/STAR tool
  • navigation and data retrieval
  • scholarship fund balances, spending plans, forecasting, awarding

Steps to system access

  • Register for this class by contacting Mary O’Brien at University of Minnesota Foundation: or 612-625-6829
  • Fill out DMS access forms for STAR as directed by Mary O’Brien
  • Attend training 
  • STAR Handbook