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National Summer Transportation Institute

NSTI Students Touring the Brookings Airport

Option A NSTI Camp: July 9-15, 2023

Option B NSTI Camp: July 23-29, 2023

Are you a South Dakota high school student interested in learning more about engineering and transportation? Would you like to learn on the beautiful South Dakota State University campus through interactive, fun and hands-on activities? Do you want to explore opportunities in the transportation sector and consider it as a career? Then, the South Dakota State University’s National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) may be right for you! All selected students will receive scholarships to attend the NSTI! The scholarship will cover the cost of on-campus housing, food and workshops so the camp is free! During this one-week-long summer camp, you will be introduced to different aspects of transportation engineering, such as planning, materials, and transportation modes among other topics. You’ll also have an opportunity to participate in hands-on lab activities in workshops, and learn from experts about the transportation sector and the problems transportation engineers solve.

nsti students bridge
nsti students surveying

Application Deadline: June 17, 2023

More Information Is Provided in the Registration Form.

Free Summer Camp!

Eligibility Criteria

Entering grades 9–12 (as of 2023–2024 school year) - Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 (out of 4.0) - Completed algebra (or will be qualified to enroll in coming school term) - Interested in engineering, science, transportation or technology.