Broc Kokesh (2018 Fulbright Scholar) and William Trevillya (2018 Goldwater Scholar)


Applying for Incoming Freshman Scholarships

Incoming freshman students who are interested in being considered for University academic scholarships must be accepted for admission to SD Mines by the priority scholarship deadline of January 15. 

To be awarded an academic scholarship at SD Mines, students must have at least a 3.0 unweighted high school GPA.
Prospective students can update their file with Admissions through the scholarship deadline of January 15, 2020.  After this deadline, no additional test scores or updated high school transcripts will be considered.

Applying for Departmental Scholarships

Students interested in departmental scholarships should contact their respective department for further information.


Non-SD Mines Scholarship Resources for All Students and Parents

Scholarships can be an important source of funding for students (incoming and current) and their families. Generally they provide funds without the obligation of repayment, though there may be other requirements or conditions. Scholarships are offered by a wide variety of organizations and entities. Some offer substantial awards and some are more modest.

The links on this page provide some guidance for students seeking non-SD Mines scholarships but do not begin to represent all that may be available. 

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Scholarships List  (Non-SD Mines Scholarships) 
This list is maintained and vetted by SD Mines in order to assist students in finding scholarships that support science and engineering education.  While it is largely a list of STEM-related scholarships, some other types of scholarships are listed as well. Students at the School of Mines are exceptionally qualified to apply for prestigious scholarships and grants available on the local, regional, and national levels -- awards such as  MarshallFulbrightRhodesGoldwaterUSA Today, and more.

Outside Agency Scholarship Opportunities
Outside Agency Scholarship Entities

Students who receive a non-SD Mines scholarship must notify the Financial Aid Office; please complete the Outside Financial Assistance Form.

Other Helpful Links

*Always check with your academic department about scholarship opportunities from related industry or student organizations