Scholarship Cycle for the 2020-2021 School Year:
The application cycle is now open!
Please log into your AwardSpring account to start your scholarship application.
Login information for current Lake Area Tech Students:
Use your Lake Area Tech MyPortal login credentials with @lakeareatech.edu added to create your application.
User Name: The username you utilize on “my portal” with @lakeareatech.edu added (ex: email@example.com)
Password: My Portal password
Login information for incoming / prospective Lake Area Tech students for all scholarships including the Build Dakota Scholarship:
**If you do not have a Lake Area Tech “My Portal” login please use the following link: https://lakeareatech.awardspring.com/prospective/signin with a hotmail.com, gmail.com, yahoo.com, etc. account.
The Lake Area Technical Institute Foundation awarded more than $400,000 in scholarship support to nearly 400 students this past academic year. We encourage all incoming and returning students starting in the Fall of 2020 to apply.
- Both in-state students and out-of-state students are eligible for the scholarships.
- The scholarships will support tuition, fees, books and other required program expenses in the eligible technical institute 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
- Build Dakota Scholarship applications are open January 1 – April 15, 2020.
Click here to view the entire list of 2019-20 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
Electronic Systems Technology*
Heavy Equipment Operator
High Performance Engine Machining
Med/Fire Rescue or Paramedic*
Medical Lab Technician*
* Online E-Degrees available in these programs.
For more information about Foundation or Build Dakota Scholarships, please contact:
Brittany Rost, Foundation Administrative Assistant
1-605-882-5284 Ext. 292