South Dakota Mines Summer Camp Scholarships

Summer Camp Scholarship Applications

Our Summer Camp Scholarship Program was created to award financial support students interested in STEM and cannot afford the cost of camp. This scholarship would only cover the cost of camp registration. Campers are still responsible for the cost of travel and lodging.


  1. Students must fill out the Scholarship Application and be approved.
  2. There must still be spots open for your chosen camp.
  3. Scholarship applications will be reviewed within a week of submission.  

Grittner Lodging Stipend

Lodging stipend is given to each camper awarded a registration scholarship for to stay overnight on campus. This stipend is for $160 for a parent and student to stay on campus for four nights. Summer Lodging information can be found here (please link the 1 Summer Camp General Lodging Flyer 2022 to the word here. Once approve to attend camp a lodging registration link will be sent in the approval email.

This lodging stipend is brought by the generous donations and support of Gary and Connie Grittner. Their desire to expose high schoolers to college campus and encourage them to explore the STEM field.

Special Scholarship Opportunity for Students of Ethan High School:

One student at Ethan High School, located in Ethan, SD, will have the opportunity to attend a summer camp of their choosing free of charge, thanks to an individual donor. The student will be nominated by Mr. Eric Aisenbrey, Science Teacher from Ethan High School. If you are an Ethan High School student, please contact Mr. Aisenbrey for more information.


Contact Brittani Webb, or (605) 394-6144.


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