If you plan to attend one of South Dakota’s Technical Institutes next fall and pursue a degree in an area designated as high need, you could have your education paid for through the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund.
Just a reminder that if you do plan to apply the deadline to apply for the 20-21 academic year is April 15.
The goal of the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund program is to solve the shortage of skilled workers n those workforce categories identified as high need in South Dakota.
As a part of this program, both in-state students and out-of-state students are eligible for the scholarships, and scholars of all ages are welcome to apply. The scholarships will support tuition, fees, books, and other required program expenses in the eligible technical institute programs. Recipients of the scholarships will commit to living and working in the state, in their field of study, for three years following graduation.
According to the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund website, there are three steps in the application process:
To be eligible for this scholarship:
There are a number or eligible programs, ranging from agriculture, healthcare, computer technology, automotive, and building trades – just to mention some of the programs. All great career fields and maybe one that fits your career goals.