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Scholarships for You

The Lake Area Technical Institute Foundation awarded more than $325,000 in scholarship support to over 400 students this past academic year. The Application deadline is April 1st preceding fall enrollment. Your application will be considered for scholarship(s) for which you qualify based on the information you provide in your application. We will begin acceptance of applications after January 1st. See a list of LATI scholarships, and scholarships specific to South Dakota.

Don't stop there! With today's connections, interested students can find scholarship help with minimal effort. Browse our list of legit, free databases that use a personalized search to match you with scholarship opportunities nationwide. You can also learn more about financial aid and the scholarship process at

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A highly recommended search offered by FinAid, the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools. Offering a tight, accurate match to individual students and online application for many scholarship awards. Read More. works tirelessly to be the best and most trusted free college scholarship search service, providing students and parents with a comprehensive online resource for college education financing and information through an unmatched user experience. Read More.

SchoolSoup has been collecting scholarship information since 1988. Students can search both private and school sponsored awards along with government grant and loan programs. Read More.


Dakota Corps Scholarship Program

A unique opportunity for South Dakota students, this program provides full tuition and generally-applicable fees to selected qualified applicants. The Dakota Corps Scholarship Program encourages students to remain in South Dakota and work in critical need occupations. Read More.


$1,000 PREMIER Community Scholarships for High School Seniors

For 20 years First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard have been funding brighter futures for graduating high school seniors and college students in South Dakota communities. They are offering area high school seniors the opportunity to apply for one of 18 PREMIER Community Scholarships in the amount of $1,000. Application deadline is March 12, 2016. All of the details can be found at