Lake Areas Tech

The application period for the Build Dakota Scholarship is now open.  

The Build Dakota Scholarships are awarded to students entering high-need workforce programs at South Dakota’s technical institutes to fill the state’s technical careers with skilled professionals. The Build Dakota Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship that pays tuition, fees, books and other required program expenses. 

Tracy Hlavacek is the executive director of the Lake Area Tech Foundation…..

Hlavacek says that the Build Dakota program continues to grow each year….

Jen Johnson is with CHS, they are a Stretch the Millions partner and she says the program is beneficial for both her company and the graduate….

Hlavacek says that in order to qualify for the scholarship you must attend one of the high-demand programs, those programs are determined by the State board of Technical Education.

The Build Dakota Scholarship application period is January 1st through  April 15, 2020.