Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship

2018 Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship Winners Announced

The South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation, in cooperation with Farmers Union Insurance Agency, have announced the recipients of the annual Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarships.  Each of the scholarship recipients will receive $1,000 to put toward their post-secondary education at a South Dakota college, university or technical school. 

Since 2008, SDFU Foundation has awarded more than $275,000 in scholarships to students attending South Dakota post-secondary schools. 

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. "This is a remarkable group and they make me excited about the future of our great state. We're choosing to invest in these outstanding individuals to help them pursue their goals and aspirations. 

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?”

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:
Come back soon for the 2019 application 

Questions? Contact Jenny Doerr

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

Check back for the 2019 Application