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Merit Award Program

The Merit Award* is a one-time award given to incoming students who achieved an ACT score listed below and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. No application is necessary for the Merit Award if you meet the criteria.

ACT 28 & above3.0 or higher$1,000
ACT 26 or 273.0 or higher$750
ACT 24 or 253.0 or higher$500

We encourage all students to complete the online Lake Area Tech Scholarship Application for additional scholarships. 

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

More Information

For more information about the Merit Award please email foundation@lakeareatech.edu or call:

Brittany Rost, Foundation Scholarship Coordinator
605-882-5284  Ext. 292
Jessi Eidson, Development & Alumni Coordinator
605-882-5284  Ext. 308
Tracy (Hlavacek) Buisker, Foundation Director
605-882-5284 Ext. 268