There are many actuarial scholarship and grants with deadlines approaching in 2016. Opportunities below include those for undergraduate, graduate, PhD, career changers, and actuarial exam takers.
Applications Due: March 1, 2016
- Currently attending a U.S. or Canadian college or university as a full-time student and continuing as a full time student at a U.S. or Canadian college or university in the 2016-2017 academic year
- Applicants must have sat for at least one actuarial exam by March of 2016
- Applicants should demonstrate high scholastic achievement and strong interest in the casualty actuarial profession, mathematical aptitude, and communication skills.
Applications Due: April 22, 2016
- Any U.S. or Canadian citizen or holder of a permanent resident visa who is currently a full-time student at a U.S. or Canadian college or university, and will attend a U.S. or Canadian college or university as a full-time student for the 2016-2017 academic year.
- Applicant must have demonstrated high scholastic achievement and strong interest in pursuing an actuarial career in the property/casualty insurance industry.
- Preference will be given to applicants native to the Greater New York area or attending universities in the Greater New York area.
Amount of Scholarship: Scholarships are awarded on the basis of individual merit. In the last several years awards have typically ranged from $1,000 to $4,000.
Applications Due: May 1, 2016
- The scholarship program is available to students of African descent originating from the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and African nations.
- A citizen or permanent resident of the United States; or a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, a citizen of any Caribbean or African nation on a United States or Canadian student visa;
- Admitted to a college or university in the United States or Canada offering either a program in actuarial science or courses that will serve to prepare the student for an actuarial career;
- Have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
- Be a paid IABA Member (high school membership is $5, college membership is $15).
Amount of Scholarship: The amount of the award typically ranges from $500 – $4,000/year.
The Actuarial Foundation Scholarships – 2016 Scholarship Applications Now Open!
- Actuarial Diversity Scholarship – Deadline May 2, 2016
- Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship – Deadline July 14, 2016
- ACTUARY OF TOMORROW – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship – Deadline June 1, 2016
- Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship – Deadline June 17, 2016
- Actuary – A Career Change: Elizabeth M. Mauro Reimbursement Program – Application not available yet
Society of Actuaries/Casualty Actuarial Society Diversity Exam Reimbursement Program – Available to the following groups that are under-represented in the actuarial profession: African American, Hispanics, and Native North Americans. An applicant must be either a U.S. citizen or have a permanent resident visa. This reimbursement program is not designed for individuals employed full-time in an actuarial position.
Deadline: May 1, 2016
- Full-time Undergraduate at an accredited US- or Canadian-based university
- Completed at least one actuarial exam
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
- Scholastically accomplished (3.0/4.0 minimum)
- Member of The Entry-Level Actuary group on LinkedIn
- Follow Ezra Penland Actuarial Recruitment on LinkedIn
SOA Academic Exam Fee Reimbursement Program – The Academic Exam Fee Reimbursement Program was established as a means to reduce the economic barrier for university and college faculty members and graduate Ph.D. students who may lack monetary support.
SOA Educational Institution Grant – Provides financial support for the promotion and development of educational and research programs in actuarial science.
SOA Waiver of Meeting Fees Information – for full-time academic SOA members, Full-time faculty (CAE), SOA Hickman Scholar, or Credentialed Ph.D. candidates