Students who plan to transfer to SDSU from another post-secondary institution can complete our online transfer scholarship application.
Transfer Student Scholarships
Amount: Amounts vary.
Eligibility: Applicants need to have completed college credit post-high school at a different post-secondary institution. Awards vary based on departmental major, financial need and academic success.
To apply: For consideration, complete the Academic Scholarship Application.
Amount: $3,000-$5,000; Renewable but amounts may vary depending on student's financial need each year.
Eligibility: Must be a resident of South Dakota. Financial need based on Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) information. Recipients must enroll in a bachelor’s degree program and maintain full-time enrollment in both fall and spring semesters.
To apply: Must complete the FAFSA with priority consideration to students who complete it on or before March 1.
Amount: $5,000 per year, renewable for three years for a total of $15,000.
Eligibility: Students who are tribally enrolled in federally recognized tribe in the United States, including Alaskan Natives, are eligible for the Wokini scholarship.
To apply: For consideration, complete the Academic Scholarship Application by August 1 if starting the fall semester and December 1 if starting the spring semester.