Both Western Dakota Tech Foundation scholarships and the Build Dakota Scholarship applications have closed for Fall 2022. Notifications for WDT Foundation Scholarships have been sent to student emails. Recipients, please ensure you have sent your thank you letters to A Thank You Letter Template is available on the MyWDT Scholarship page. Build Dakota Scholarships notifications have also been sent.

Students entering the Autonomous Equipment Technician program can still apply for one of three remaining full-ride Caterpillar Minestar Scholarships by filling out the WDT Foundation Scholarship Application before July 12th.




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      Applications Cycle Jan. 1st - March 31st


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Application Resources

Thank You Template

Important Dates

May 20th, 2022

Thank You Letters due from Summer and Fall Scholarship Recipients.


June 16th, 2022

Build Dakota Scholarship Signing Day


August 1st, 2022

WDT Foundation Spring Scholarship Application Opens


October 15th, 2022

WDT Foundation Spring Scholarship Application Closes

3rd Party Scholarships

Western Dakota Tech maintains a list of scholarship opportunities that are available from outside agencies and organizations. We encourage you to review the list to see more scholarships that may be available to you.

3rd Party Scholarships Listing (Excel Document)

Assistant Director of Scholarships

Andrew Kapelewski



Scholarship Outreach Specialist