Build Dakota News

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

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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Noem Congratulates Build Dakota Scholarship Winners


In a press release, Governor Kristi Noem congratulated 391 students who have been awarded the Build Dakota Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Yankton Sioux Tribe Partners with Build Dakota Scholarships


Build Dakota Scholarships and the Yankton Sioux Tribe have partnered to sponsor tribal members’ costs to attend one of the four technical schools in South Dakota.

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