Graduate funding opportunities 


Approximately 50% of all graduate students receive assistantships. Graduate assistants who hold a teaching or research assistantship are eligible for a tuition reduction that covers 100% of tuition and program fees for campus courses. 

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South Dakota Mines offers graudate fellowships due to the generosity of our donors. Fellowships are announced in the spring for the following academic year. Check with your department to inquire about additional fellowship opportunities.

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Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office will make every effort to develop a financial aid package to help capable and qualified students with financial need pay for grad school. (For U.S. citizens and permanent residents only.).

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External Resources

A growing number of fellowships from industrial and governmental agency sources are currently available. The links below provide detailed information on a variety of fellowships and awards available to graduate students.

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Contact Us

Graduate Education Office
South Dakota Mines
Attention: Graduate Education 
501 East St. Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD 57701-3995

(605) 355-3468
Graduate Education

How to Apply

Contact the program coordinator of the program you are interested in, and then apply online.

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