HURON, S.D. — Each year, South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation, in cooperation with Farmers Union Insurance Agency, gives $1,000 scholarships to 25 South Dakota high school students. The deadline for scholarship applications is April 15, 2017.
Scholarships can be used to put toward students’ post-secondary education at a South Dakota college, university or technical school. Recipients are selected 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.
Since 2006, Farmers Union Insurance agents throughout the state have funded this scholarship program which is administered by the Farmers Union Foundation. Over the last 11 years, more than $250,000 in scholarship dollars have been awarded.
“Our insurance agents are committed to building a brighter future in South Dakota,” said Jason Wells, Regional Manager of Farmers Union Insurance Agency.
To apply for the Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow scholarship, visit http://www.sdfufoundation.org/scholarships/insuring-a-brighter-tomorrow-scholarship.
— South Dakota Farmers Union
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