PIERRE — The Pierre Economic Development Corporation and Dakota Wesleyan University are announcing a limited scholarship program connected to the new Learn and Earn program being established at Capital City Campus in Pierre. PEDCO’s board has approved ten, 500-dollar scholarships to be given away on a first-come, first-serve basis. PEDCO Board Chairman Andy Hubbart says the economic development group is pleased to invest in the futures of students taking part in the program. Dakota Wesleyan vice president of admissions and marketing Fredel Thomas says the Learn and Earn program will allow students to complete a professional program without leaving Pierre and the PEDCO scholarships will help get students of to a great start. Open houses are scheduled at the Capital City Campus building on March 29th, April 12th from five to seven pm for those interested in more details about the program.