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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

Recruitment Assistance for Health Care Professionals

The Office of Rural Health administers a variety of programs to assist communities and facilities in recruiting health care professionals. For more information on any of the following programs, contact the office at 1-800-738-2301.

Other financial assistance for high school students:

  • Dakota Corps Scholarship Program – Allows students financial access to outstanding post secondary education, while encouraging them to remain in South Dakota upon graduation working in critical need occupations.
  • South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship – Allows South Dakota’s most academically accomplished high school graduates to receive an affordable education at any university, college or technical school in South Dakota.
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