Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards

SDFB Scholarship

The South Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarship Fund was started in December 2005 by Agnes and Richard Ekstrum, past SDFB President. The first scholarships were given out in 2007, and since that time 25 students have been named recipients. Scholarship money given out to date is $25,000.

Donations are welcomed to help grow the principle of the endowment so that more students may benefit in the future! See the right-hand column for instructions on how to make your donation to the Fund.

Applications for the 2017 SDFB Scholarship are due March 15, 2017. Please consult the eligibility requirements & application form below.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Applicant, his/her parents or guardians must be a current member of SDFB for two years
  • Applicant must be accepted by an accredited school or higher learning and planning to study a minimum of one year as a full-time student
  • Applicant must be 17 or older, a high school graduate, or a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in college
  • Full details are available in the Application Form (see below)

***Please Note*** Do not use staples when submitting scholarship forms.

Thank you.

2017 SDFB Scholarship Application fillable

Make a donation today!

The SDFB Scholarship Fund is managed through the South Dakota Community Foundation.

Donations to the South Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarship Fund may be made in two ways:

  • Send your check payable to "SDFB Scholarship Fund" and send to SDFB at PO Box 1426, Huron, SD 57350

Farm Bureau County Scholarships

Below is a list of FB counties that offer scholarships. Please note that a student may only apply to the county that their family is a current member of. Also each county sets its own criteria for applying for their scholarships; therefore please read the criteria carefully before applying.

Click the link for the county that applies to you, then print the form, complete and follow the submission instructions for that county.

Brookings County FB Scholarship

Kingsbury County FB Scholarship

Walworth County FB Scholarship