Cohort 7: 2021-2022 Annual Report

From enrollment numbers to partners and resources to student success stories and to looking at the future, this comprehensive annual report explains the ins and outs of the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund and its long-term impact throughout South Dakota.

View the 2021-2022 annual report (PDF) to learn more.

Program Offers Students Free Schooling, Job Opportunities

The “Build Dakota Roadshow” is an event sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and the Yankton Thrive organization. The roadshow consists of 30-minute interactive assemblies at eight area schools for students and parents to learn ways the program can connect them with training, employers and jobs — at no cost to them.

To qualify for the scholarships, students must attend a high-need career program at one of the state’s four technical colleges, and in return, students agree to work in that field in South Dakota for three years.

To learn more about the scholarship, explore and read the full news article from the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan.