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.
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.
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.
As the holiday season falls quickly upon us, another day of reconciliation and hope emerges after the Christmas holiday as well. December 26 marks the date that 38 Dakota people were taken to Mankato, Minn. where they were hanged, the order signed by President Abraham Lincoln. Since 2005, riders have made the long, cold trek to Mankato as part of the Dakota 38, a ride of remembrance for those that were hanged over 150 years ago.Read more