PLTW in South Dakota

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Connect Students to College and Career Opportunities

PLTW students have exclusive access to a variety of recognition opportunities including scholarships, preferred admission at colleges and universities, internships, industry connections, and other avenues to highlight their achievements.

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College and University Partners

Sanford Research/USD

Sanford Research is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization under Sanford Health, an integrated system of hospitals and medical clinics predominantly situated across the Northern Plains. Located in Sioux Falls, SD, Sanford Research is home to basic biomedical, translational, and clinical research and participates in undergraduate, graduate, and medical education through academic affiliations with Augustana College, The University of South Dakota, The University of North Dakota, and South Dakota State University. This combination of a strong scientific environment, academic focus, and excellent clinical care of patients makes Sanford Research an outstanding location for investigative research and translational studies. Learning opportunities that increase awareness about the benefits of research to our society are available through The Sanford PROMISE (Program for the Midwest Initiative in Science Exploration), which provides formalized science outreach programs for K-12 students, life science educators, and science-minded people in the community.

Apply for PLTW Grant Opportunities Today!

The PLTW grant program, made possible through generous philanthropic gifts from partners, helps districts and schools across the country start new PLTW programs and expand their existing programs. To be considered for ongoing grant opportunities, PLTW invites you to submit your application today. PLTW accepts applications on a rolling basis, and once you’ve applied, your district or school will be considered for new opportunities as they become available.

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