Redefining Success

With so many education options and career paths available today, success doesn’t mean the same thing it used to. A successful career can mean a lot – a great salary, making a difference in your community, challenging and fulfilling work – and tech careers offer all that and more.

And with Build Dakota, you could get your tech degree for free.

ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS

Start building your career here

Build Dakota is a new scholarship program created through a $50 million investment funded by a $25 million donation from T. Denny Sanford and a $25 million contribution from the South Dakota Future Fund.

Build Dakota Scholarships will be awarded to skilled scholars entering high-need workforce programs at South Dakota technical colleges.

LEARN MORE



ApplICATIONS FOR 2020-2021 ARE NOW CLOSED

STEP 1

Apply for admissions at the technical college you are interested in attending.

STEP 2

Click on the logo to take you to the Build Dakota application for that technical college.

STEP 3

Read instructions and apply.

(Each technical college will have school specific instructions.)

LAKE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Watertown, SD

1.800.657.4344

Degrees Offered

MITCHELL TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Mitchell, SD

1.800.MTI.1969

Degrees Offered

SOUTHEAST TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Sioux Falls, SD

1.800.247.0789

Degrees Offered

Western Dakota Tech

WESTERN DAKOTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Rapid City, SD

1.800.544.8765

Degrees Offered


Applications FOR 2020-2021 ARE NOW CLOSED


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