• Scholarships can make a difference.

    Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of Dakota State University sponsors, faculty, alumni, staff, and friends. DSU is grateful to these individuals and companies whose donations to the DSU Foundation help continue a tradition of academic excellence.

Welcome to the DSU Foundation

The Dakota State University Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to maximizing private resources for Dakota State University. Founded in 1970, the DSU Foundation partners with the university to raise annual and endowed scholarship revenues. Donors include individuals, corporations, foundations, and other organizations. The Foundation provides scholarships to students to offer them the most advanced educational opportunities available at DSU.

Scholarships Overview

Our scholarships at a glance

Please click on the links for more information about the following scholarships. The general deadline for Dakota State University scholarships is March 1, annually.






DSU News

    • (10/29/14)
      Dr. Molstad Gorder awarded for 25 years of service
    • Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business recognized Dr. Lynette Molstad Gorder for The Faculty Service Award for 25 years of service as faculty adviser to the Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society at Dakota State University.Read more
    • (10/29/14)
      DSU programming contest prepares students for regionals
    • Dakota State University recently held the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Programming Contest with seven teams participating for a chance to move onto the regional competition in Lincoln, Neb. The contest drew twenty one students for a five hour long competition that consisted of a variety of challenging problems to solve.Read more
    • (10/27/14)
      Popular gaming convention and game design workshop invades Dakota State's campus
    • Whether you're an avid fan of live action role playing, collectible card games, board games and tabletop role playing or just play the occasional video game on your home console, the world of gaming probably makes up a part of your week. Video gaming revenue globally continues to climb and is expected to hit over $82 billion in 2017 according to DFC Intelligence. Many students and faculty at Dakota State University, including the large and successful Computer Game Design Major, immerse themselves deeper than the average consumer, finding out how to build a better game and what really makes these games, whether it's video or tabletop, popular.Read more
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