Build Dakota News

Stay up-to-date on news and announcements concerning the Build Dakota Scholarship program.

Commission Approves Workforce Development Partnership


The Pierre City Commission approved a plan to help build a pipeline of new employees for the community, an extension of the State's Build Dakota Scholarship.

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Watertown Development Company Contributes Money Towards Training Additional Workforce


To aid in enticing local employers to hire and train more students in Watertown, Watertown Development Company (WDC) committed to a partnership with Build Dakota Scholarships, assisting local Watertown industries wanting to sponsor the students in this organization.

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Build Dakota Scholarship Fund


Operated through the South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF), Build Dakota Scholarships grants students the opportunity to be paired with industry leaders to help solve some of the state's workforces shortages.

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Feature Story: Part II: Manufacturing Matters Because...


In a two-part series, hear from two Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI) students who are recipients of the Build Dakota Scholarship on their opinion on the future of manufacturing and why its importance to South Dakota.

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A success story: South Dakota creates a skilled workforce and everyone is benefiting


Learn more about how students and schools alike are leveraging this opportunity through Build Dakota.

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