• 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

    • (04/22/14)
      DSU Earth Day Celebration is Wednesday
    • Dakota State University will have an open house on Wednesday, April 23 from 2-4 p.m. at the Science Center to celebrate Earth Day. This year's event will highlight the environmental research being done on the DSU campus.Read more
    • (04/21/14)
      Howard to speak at East Coast Games Conference
    • Jeff Howard, Assistant Professor of Game Development and Design at Dakota State University will speak at the 6th annual East Coast Games Conference (ECGC), on April 24th, in Raleigh, N.C.  His talk is entitled "Game Magic: A Designer's Guide to Constructing Magic Systems," and he's giving the talk to promote his book, Game Magic: A Designer's Guide to Magic Systems in Theory and Practice, which is being released on May 6th.

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    • (04/17/14)
      DSU and USF healthcare partnership
    • Dakota State University in Madison, S.D., and USF Health at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla., announced today they are partnering to perform network penetration testing and vulnerability analysis for healthcare providers in the southeastern United States and Puerto Rico.Read more
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