Start Building Your Career
If you’re thinking about your career options, you’re already setting your future up for success—especially if you’re considering a specialized career. With a technical degree, you can build a future where you make your mark with a job that matters and impacts your community. A fulfilling future, where community and quality of life make a difference. Get it all in South Dakota.
Our technical colleges ensure today’s graduates are skilled scholars valued in a high-need industry. If that sounds like a future you’re interested in, Build Dakota can get you there. Get your high-need technical degree, 100% free. Apply now.Learn More
Start Working on your Application.
Your next opportunity to apply for a Build Dakota Scholarship starts January 1, 2024 through March 31, 2024. Find a few tips to get started below, and look for more information in the months ahead.
Please note: applications are managed directly through technical colleges. If you wish to apply at more than one school, you will need to create a separate application at each school. An industry partner is not required to apply. Please contact your technical college for application assistance.
For general Build Dakota Scholarship questions or concerns, please contact:
For questions regarding specific programs, eligibility, selection criteria or application status, please contact the technical colleges directly.