Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship

2018 Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship Application is Now Available

The South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation, in cooperation with Farmers Union Insurance Agency, have announced that the Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow scholarships application is now open.

Twenty-five high school seniors from across South Dakota will share $25,000 in scholarships to be used to further their education at a South Dakota post-secondary school. 

Over the past 10 years, the foundation has awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships to students attending South Dakota post-secondary schools.

Each of the 25 scholarship recipients will receive $1,000 to put toward their post-secondary education at a South Dakota college, university or technical school. The recipients were chosen from among a large pool of applicants. They were scored based on a combination of academic record, activities and awards, financial need and an essay relating to how they will "Insure a Brighter Tomorrow" in South Dakota.

Farmers Union Insurance agents throughout the state fund this scholarship program administered by the Farmers Union Foundation. "Our insurance agents are committed to building a brighter future in South Dakota," says Jason Wells, Regional Manager of Farmers Union Insurance Agency.

Award Criteria:
Academic Records
School, Community and Volunteer Involvement
Financial Need
Original Essay Topic:
“How do you hope to impact a Brighter Tomorrow in South Dakota?”

 Amount:
Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to be used for tuition.

Application Materials to be Returned:
Completed application form
Copy of high school transcript
Copy of ACT/SAT score or equivalent
Letter of recommendation
Original essay – less than 500 words
Billfold size portrait picture

Application Deadline:
March 1, 2018

Questions? Contact Jenny Doerr

Return Materials to:
Farmers Union Insurance Agency
Attn: Jenny Doerr 
PO Box 1388
Huron, SD 57350

Click here for the printable version

Apply here