Build Dakota Full-Ride Scholarships

Say No to Student Debt, Claim Your Scholarship!

Exciting things are happening at Southeast Tech and it has to do with money, a lot of it! Through the Build Dakota scholarship, you can cover 100% of your two-year program including tuition, fees, books and tools.

Southeast Tech is excited to announce that 70 full-ride scholarships through the Build Dakota scholarship program will be awarded to students entering high-need workforce programs identified at Southeast Tech. What does this mean to you if you are awarded one? Zero debt for school expenses!

The Build Dakota scholarship will be available to in-state and out-of-state students. Those who are awarded with the scholarship will commit to stay in South Dakota to work in their field of study for three years.

Applications for the Build Dakota Scholarship will be accepted through March 31, 2018.

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Watch the Build Dakota Scholarship Fund commercial below.


Scholarship Requirements

  • Must enroll in a high-need workforce program offered at Southeast Tech
  • Must maintain a minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Must work 3 years in South Dakota in an industry in need of your skills after you graduate

Eligible Southeast Tech Programs

  • Automotive Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Collision Repair and Refinish Technology
  • Computer Programming
  • Construction Management Technology
  • Diesel Technology
  • Diesel Technology: Agriculture/Construction
  • Electrician
  • Electronics
  • HVAC/R
  • Information Technology Security
  • Land Surveying Science Technology
  • Licensed Practical Nursing
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Systems/Plumbing Technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Network Administrator
  • Registered Nurse
  • Residential Heating & Air Conditioning Technology
  • Surgical Technology
  • System Administrator
  • Welding
Southeast Tech Would Like to Thank the Following Build Dakota/Sponsor A Scholar Industry Sponsors