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Scholarships

Transferring? Make your move.

As a transfer student, you can apply for the following scholarship opportunities available through the Dakota State University Foundation.

DSU General scholarships

DSU General Scholarships include academic, athletic, music, and other scholarships for students who meet criteria established by our generous donors. The deadline to submit your application is March 1.

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Transfer Champion Scholarship

This scholarship is especially for transfer students.

Qualifications:

  • ACT score of 24 or higher or SAT Score of 1160 or higher
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Continuous full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours per semester) since high school graduation at your current post-secondary institution or college

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  • Continuous full-time enrollment and a 3.75 cumulative college GPA with a minimum of 24 earned credits
  • Have graduated from high school in the last four years

Once you’ve started classes at DSU, you will no longer be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Once the scholarship is awarded to you, however, it is renewable as long as you attempt and complete 12 DSU credits per semester and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is only available for eight semesters of enrollment, which includes the semesters completed at your other post-secondary institution(s) or college(s).

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Transfer DSU Rising Scholarship

This opportunity is for students enrolling in a degree program within the Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences.

Qualifications:

  • ACT score of 30 or higher or SAT score of 1360 or higher
  • Cumulative college GPA of 3.25
  • Continuous full-time enrollment (a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester) since high school graduation at your current post-secondary institution
  • Have graduated from high school in the last four years

Once you’ve started classes at DSU, you will no longer be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Once the scholarship is awarded to you, however, it is renewable as long as you attempt and complete 12 DSU credits per semester and maintain a 3.25 GPA.

This scholarship is only available for eight semesters of enrollment, which includes the semesters completed at your other post-secondary institution(s) or college(s).

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But, wait – there's more

We've curated a short list of additional opportunities offered by organizations outside of DSU. Think of it as a kickoff for your wider scholarship search.