2015 Actuarial Diversity Scholarship Recipient

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CINCINNATI — April 9, 2013 — Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) has awarded its 2013 Actuarial Science Scholarship to Miami University student Emily Morris of Fairfield, Ohio.

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Miami University student Emily Morris (center) received the Actuarial Science Scholarship from Western & Southern Financial Group at the university’s annual mathematics and statistics award dinner. Pictured with Morris are, left to right, Benjamin Heebsh, last year’s scholarship winner, Western & Southern Actuarial Analyst Mark Hutchinson, Actuarial Analyst Michael McAllister, Dr. David J. Groggel, head of the actuarial science program at Miami University, Western & Southern Chief Actuary Nora Moushey, and Dr. John Bailer, chair of the statistics program at Miami University.

Here are some of the Insurance, Risk Management, Actuarial Science scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students. Actuarial Scholars must be members in good standing of the Of course this requirement cannot apply to incoming freshmen when they are still in high school. But it applies the moment they become students at . if you do not join the (officially, not just by showing to a meeting or two, or joining the of ), you do not get an actuarial scholarship. The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship was formed in 1977 as a joint effort by the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Society of Actuaries and has opened the door to the actuarial profession for hundreds of minority students. In 2008, this scholarship program was transferred to The Actuarial Foundation to further strengthen, increase and assure the continuation of a diverse, high-quality actuarial candidate pool.There are many opportunities for actuarial science majors to earn extra financial aid and scholarships. A listing of many of the scholarships available to RMU applicants can be found . In addition to these there are several special actuarial scholarships that are particularly noteworthy.For preliminary professional actuarial examinations, actuarial students who pass actuarial examinations will have their examination fees reimbursed by the , subject to availability of funds. For advanced professional actuarial examinations, subject to availability of funds, students will be reimbursed for examination fee up to $600 per examination (not for study materials or online study modules), but only if they pass the examination. Only active students, i.e., students enrolled in at least one class at are eligible for this, as any other actuarial scholarship. Students interested in this fee reimbursement should contact the and NOT any other department or school. Requests for examinations fees reimbursements must be submitted within 90 days of the release of official examinations results. Reimbursements of examinations fees and related fees (e.g., study manuals used in seminars, and seminars fees) cannot be processed if requests for reimbursement are submitted for a student who is no longer enrolled at Illinois State University. More information is The International Association of Black Actuaries Scholarship
The International Association of Black Actuaries Foundation (IABA Foundation) scholarship program advances its mission by providing scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate level to qualified black students who are interested in pursuing an actuarial career. IABA’s mission is to contribute to an increase in the number of black actuaries and to influence the successful career development, civic growth and achievement of black actuaries.
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“I am truly honored to continue as a recipient of the Actuarial Science Scholarship from Western & Southern,” Su said. “Not only does the scholarship put me another step toward reaching my future goals, the internship provides me the necessary transition from the classroom to the office. The experience I am gaining and the lessons I am learning are truly priceless.”

The Actuarial Foundation thanks its most generous corporate sponsors for their continued support of the Actuarial Diversity Scholarship.

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Note that the scholarships listed so far are for U of T students. There are several actuarial scholarships that are more widely available.

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Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students - Mutual of Omaha

All Actuarial Diversity Scholarship applicants are given the option to request a mentor. Interested in providing guidance to a future actuary? and send to Debbie McCormac, . Thanks for your support!