Merit Award Program

If you have the ACT score listed below and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, you will automatically receive the Merit Award amount shown. No application is necessary for Merit Award; however, we encourage you to complete the Lake Area Technical College Scholarship Application for additional scholarships. This is a one-time award to incoming students.

Criteria GPA Amount
ACT 28 & above 3.0 or higher $1,000
ACT 26 or 27 3.0 or higher $750
ACT 24 or 25 3.0 or higher $500

*Please note Build Dakota scholars are not eligible for the Merit Scholarship program.