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Photo of a student at the University of South Dakota in a sculpture class.

We encourage your support of the college or the department of your choice. Your gift, no matter the size, will help continue to offer our students the real-world experiences they need for a successful future after graduation.

Your Gift Will:

  • Provide scholarships to talented and deserving students
  • Provide resources for student groups and ensembles
  • Help faculty nationally and internationally through research and performances
  • Provide state of the art equipment and technology

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Fine Arts Fundraising Priorities

Endowed Scholarships for Academic Merit, Talent and Financial Need

Your gifts help recruit students. Graduate assistantships are particularly important to attract top-level students who assist with laboratory instruction, teach introductory courses and research under faculty direction.

Faculty Endowments

Endowed chairs and professorships combine prestige and competitive financial packages so that we can hire top-notch faculty.

Academic Program Support

Donors may support the academic department of your choice, such as a guest artist program to bring exciting and engaging artists to campus.

Facilities & Technology

Current or endowment gifts help provide the best possible learning environment, equipment, instruments and technology to maintain our teaching at an optimum level.

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