Build Dakota News

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

Mike Rowe Featured in New Day in Tech Ed Event


Governor Dennis Daugaard and Mike Rowe of the TV show ‘Dirty Jobs’ spoke at Midwest Railcar in Brandon, SD on Thursday, Sept. 20th about the financial and community benefits of tech degrees.

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Build Dakota Scholarship Recipients for 2018-2019


This year, 356 students have been selected by the Build Dakota Scholarship Board - up from 285 recipients last year. Recipients were selected from a total of 1,150 applications. View all recipients of this years scholarships here.

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Program Manager, Deni Amundson Gets Technical About Labor Shortage


The growth of South Dakota economies leaves positions unfilled, and especially in skilled labor. South Dakota state leaders saw this need and came up with the Build Dakota Scholarship program to promote technical education.

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Mitchell Technical Institute's First Licensed Practical Nursing Graduation


Read more on Rodriguez’s experience and how the Build Dakota Scholarship has given her the opportunity to further her education.

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Scholarships Help Students Get High-Tech Jobs


Watch the full video to see what Build Dakota Scholarship recipients have to say about their experience in being awarded the full-ride scholarship.

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