- Both in-state students and out-of-state students are eligible for the scholarships.
- Scholars of all ages are welcome to apply.
- The scholarships will support tuition, fees, books and other required program expenses in the eligible technical college programs.
- Recipients of the scholarships will commit to living and working in the state, in their field of study, for three years following graduation.
- For additional information about program requirements and the student workforce commitment; please see the Build Dakota Scholarship site at www.builddakotascholarships.com
- The Build Dakota Scholarship applications cycle is now closed.
Click here to view the entire list of 2020-21 Build Dakota Scholarship recipients.
Frequently Asked Questions Click to learn more details about the Build Dakota Scholarship program including information about the application/selection process, qualifications, financial aid information, expenses, in-school status, debt conversion and what happens after the scholarship recipient graduates.
Lake Area Tech Programs Identified As Build Dakota Scholarship Eligible
Agriculture – Dairy Option
Agriculture – Precision Technology Option
Building Trades Technology
Computer Information Systems*
Custom Paint and Fab
Dental Assisting* – Certified
Electronic Systems Technology*
Heavy Equipment Operator
High Performance Engine Machining
Med/Fire Rescue – Paramedic*
Medical Lab Technician*
* Online E-Degrees available in these programs.
For more information about Build Dakota Scholarships, please contact:
Morgan Johnson, Foundation Development Officer
1-605-882-5284 Ext. 308
Tracy Hlavacek, Foundation Director
1-605-882-5284 Ext. 268
Melissa Waldner, Business Partner Specialist
1-605-882-5284 Ext. 263