Meet Past Scholars
The Build Dakota Scholarship has been able to give hundreds of students full scholarships to South Dakota technical schools. See what they had to say about the experience.
About the Schools
South Dakota is home to four top technical colleges that provide an affordable, faster, more flexible path to your future. Get to know them a little better.
There’s more than one path to a high-paying career. And one South Dakota scholarship is making that path even more inviting. With the Build Dakota Scholarship, you can earn a full-ride scholarship at one of four South Dakota technical colleges. That’s a two-year degree and a ticket to a rewarding career. Don’t wait for your future. Start building it today.
For Industry Partners
Build Dakota partners with businesses in South Dakota that specialize in high-needs fields. To earn the Build Dakota Scholarship, which is a full-ride scholarship for technical students, recipients commit to work in their chosen field in South Dakota for three years following graduation.
Job Assistance Tools
The South Dakota Department of Labor has the tools and resources you need to feel confident in your future.
If you have questions, chances are others do, too. Check out our frequently asked questions and find the information you need.
About South Dakota Technical Colleges
Discover more about scholarship details, eligibility requirements and more.
Read testimonials and watch videos of past and present students to hear what they had to say about the Build Dakota Scholarship program.
This comprehensive annual report explains the ins and outs of the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund and its long-term impact throughout South Dakota.