International Students Scholarship Information

International Undergraduate Applicants/Students

International students may seek scholarship opportunities, but should be aware that many scholarships are limited to US citizens or permanent residents. South Dakota Mines does not offer scholarships specifically for international students. You must be ADMITTED and fill out the scholarship application by January 15 of the year you are planning to enroll in the fall semester if you wish to be considered for scholarships. Scholarships are only awarded for a start date of the fall semester. Please see the Scholarships website for information on Mines scholarships.

International students are NOT eligible for South Dakota Mines or federal loan programs and should not apply for such financial assistance. 

The following websites offer information on financial assistance for international students:

The information provided in the websites listed above is offered through independent sources and is not controlled by South Dakota Mines.

International Graduate Applicants/Students

International students are eligible for graduate assistantships.  All decisions regarding financial assistance are made in the academic departments, so please contact your department directly. International students are advised to contact the graduate education office (for graduate applicants/students) or the department at Mines that they will be receiving their degree from for information regarding possible financial assistance.

Financial Assistance for international students is not awarded through the financial aid office at South Dakota Mines. 

If more assistance is needed, please contact the Ivanhoe International Center.


Contact Us:

Ivanhoe International Center
South Dakota Mines
501 E Saint Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD  57701-3995
Phone: 1.605.394.6884
FAX: 1.605.394.6883
WhatsApp and Google: 1.605.388.2003

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