Scholarship application deadline April 15

Farm Forum

HURON – Farmers Union Insurance, in cooperation with the South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation, is offering $25,000 in scholarships to eligible high school seniors in South Dakota through the “Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow” scholarship program. Twenty-five high school seniors from across the state who meet certain requirements and 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. The application deadline is Monday, April 15, 2013. The application must be postmarked by this date. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on the applicant’s academic records, school and community involvement, and financial need. The applicant will also be required to submit a written essay entitled, “How do you hope to impact a Brighter Tomorrow in South Dakota?”

Applicants must complete the application form available from school counselors, local Farmers Union Insurance Agents, or at

Deadline: April 15, 2013 (Postmark Date)

For more information call Farmers Union Insurance: 1-800-933-2841.