Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship

Twenty-five high school seniors from across the state who plan to continue post-secondary education at a college, university, or technical school in the state of South Dakota will each receive $1,000. The scholarships are funded with support from Farmers Union Insurance agents in South Dakota and the South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation. It's part of the Farmers Union Insurance difference and our commitment to the next generation of youth.  


  • South Dakota high school seniors seeking funds to attend a South Dakota college, university, or technical school.
  • Open to Farmers Union Insurance Policyholders, South Dakota Farmers Union Members, Friends of the SDFU Foundation (defined as a contribution of $25 or more during the past year), or a Participant in any South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) sanctioned activity.

Award Criteria

  • Academic Records
  • School, Community and Volunteer Involvement
  • Original Essay Topic: "Describe a meaningful high school experience and how that has impacted your life."  


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

Application Materials To Be Returned

  • Completed application form (see below)
  • Copy of high school transcript
  • Copy of ACT/SAT score or equivalent
  • Original essay – less than 300 words
  • Original Wallet Size Senior Picture 

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020

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

Application Form

Application for Scholarship (pdf)


Questions? Contact Jenny Doerr


Farmers Union Insurance

 1410 Dakota Avenue South, Huron, South Dakota 57350