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Fall RMI Scholarship Deadlines

PLUS (Professional Liability Underwriting Society) Conference Student Scholarship

PLUS is recognized as the primary source of professional liability educational programs and seminars, networking events, educational products, and information regarding professional liability. Three-day conference in  November of each year.

  • Amount of Award:  Conference registration & travel – up to 5 awards
  • Deadline: September 24
  • Criteria: ♦  full time junior or senior undergrad or graduate student ♦ must be 21 ♦ minimum GPA 3.0 ♦  Written, audio, or video response to 3 questions ♦ resume  ♦ Nomination letter from faculty (just ask!)

The Institutes’ Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Scholarship

In an effort to inspire college and university students to study and pursue careers in risk management and insurance, The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation oversees multiple scholarship opportunities throughout the year.

  • Amount of Award:  $2,500 – 14 awards twice per year
  • Deadline: November 1 & March 1
  • Criteria: ♦ An undergraduate or graduate student ♦ RMI major ♦ GPA 3.2 or higher ♦ US citizen  ♦ 350-500 word essay and a letter of recommendation

Colorado CPCU Academic Scholarship

The Colorado CPCU Society Chapter is a community of credentialed property and casualty insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continuing education.  Members hold the CPCU designation, which is conferred by The Institutes and requires passing rigorous exams, meeting an experience requirement, and agreeing to be bound by a strict code of professional ethics.

  • Amount of Award:  $1,000
  • Deadline: October 1
  • Criteria: ♦ junior, senior, or grad student ♦ Colorado resident ♦ 300-500 word essay ♦ attending CPCU meetings is not a requirement

Rocky Mountain RIMS Scholarship

Its mission is to advance the Risk Management profession among its members, students, and business community through educational programs, professional development resources, and networking opportunities.

  • Amount of Award:  $1,000 – usually 4 awards twice per year
  • Deadline: October & March
  • Criteria: ♦  Must be a RIMS student member (free) and attend a RIMS meeting ♦ RMI major at CU Denver ♦ GPA 3.2 or higher

WSIA Education Foundation Scholarship (formerly NAPSLO)

Established in 1998, the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association supports students pursuing an insurance or business-related program of study. The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the study of insurance and encourage, support, and reward those exceptional students who have an interest in an insurance career.

  • Amount of Award:  $5,000 each – up to 22 awards
  • Deadline: opens mid-October; closes March
  • Criteria:  ♦  Have an overall GPA of 3.25 or a major GPA of 3.5 or higher  ♦  College sophomore, junior or senior, enrolled full-time  ♦  Are an RMI major, have taken RMI courses or have work experience in the RMI industry  ♦  500-word essay (no more than one page)

The Surety Foundation

Established in 2003, the Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern and Scholarship Program for Minority Students provides awards of up to $5,000 to outstanding minority students to support their studies in the areas of insurance/risk management, accounting, economics, or business/finance and to encourage their consideration of the surety industry and surety/fidelity underwriting as a career choice.

  • Amount of Award:  up to $5,000
  • Deadline:  November
  • Criteria:  ♦  A full-time underrepresented college student. The Surety Foundation defines Underrepresented as those of African-American/Black, Native American/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic ethnic origin, as well as female, LGBTQ, veteran and disabled students. ♦  Minimum 3.0 GPA ♦  Commitment to participating in a six-week (minimum) paid internship with a company in the surety/fidelity industry during the summer following notification of selection and prior to disbursement of scholarship funds. Successful completion of paid internship is required  ♦  Completed at least 6 credits in the field of major  ♦   US citizen

Westfield Insurance & Westfield Agents Association Scholarship

Westfield and its independent agency partners seek to attract talent to the insurance industry, which offers a variety of opportunities for people with diverse talents and backgrounds. Westfield and WAA are excited to encourage students to pursue the insurance industry as a rewarding career that offers employment in an established and stable industry, outstanding opportunities for advancement, and the satisfaction of knowing your work makes an important difference in people’s lives.

  • Amount of Award:  $6000 – 7 scholarships
  • Deadline: November 1
  • Criteria:  ♦  US citizen  ♦  full-time student  ♦ sophomore or junior  ♦  Cumulative GPA 2.8 or higher  ♦  Demonstrate involvement with the industry

James C. Clay Scholarship

Continues former Westfield CEO Jim Clay’s legacy of supporting insurance education for the next generation of industry professionals.

  • Amount of Award:  $5000
  • Deadline: November 1
  • Criteria: ♦ full-time sophomore or junior ♦ RMI major ♦ GPA 2.8 or higher ♦ US citizen  ♦ demonstrate active pursuit of entering the property & casualty insurance industry (ex. internship/summer employment, GIS membership, etc.)

Elizabeth A. Kocur Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount of Award:  up to $1000
  • Deadline: November 1 and March 1
  • Criteria: ♦ RMI student

Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Program (RIMS Annual Conference)

Each year, RIMS sponsors a group of outstanding students studying risk and insurance management to attend the RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition. RIMS provides airfare, hotel expenses, registration, and a small stipend for these students. These scholars will receive mentorship; participate in stimulating conference sessions, gain valuable career development skills, and network with members of the SAC (practicing risk professionals), RIMS Board of Directors, insurers, brokers, and other industry professionals.

  • Amount of Award:  RIMS Conference Expenses, usually about 30 students
  • Deadline: December (send to john.daley@ucdenver.edu)
  • Criteria:  ♦  Must be nominated by a professor or department head (just ask!)

FEI (Financial Executives International) Colorado Scholarship

The Colorado Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI), a leading organization whose mission is the advancement of senior financial executives, their organizations, and the profession, is offering scholarships to risk management majors. Nominations are made through the school’s department head or chair. Four awards, including $2,500 each, will be given every year.

  • Amount of Award:  4 awards of $2,500 each
  • Deadline: December
  • Criteria:  ♦  at least 2 semesters remaining   ♦  undergrad or grad ♦ GPA at least 3.5  ♦ 1-page letter from student  ♦  statement of endorsement from a faculty member

WSIA Education Foundation White Paper Contest

WSIA offers a variety of educational and outreach programs to support college students majoring in risk management and insurance and those interested in working in the excess and surplus lines industry.  WSIA sponsors a White Paper Contest to expand surplus lines awareness and knowledge for college students – i.e. risk management and insurance, actuarial science, finance, and business students.

  • Winners will receive:  1st place – $1,500: 2nd place – $1,000: 3rd place – $500
  • Deadline: December 8th
  • Criteria:  ♦  must submit an 8-10 page research paper on 1 of 3 specific current topics

PRMIA Risk Management Challenge

The Risk Management Challenge presents teams of 3 to 4 students with a case study, drawn from a real-life business scenario, over three rounds of competition. Students say one of the highlights of their experience is the chance to grow their professional network and gain insight into the risk industry as they meet with students, faculty, and risk leaders from around the world. Additional benefits include:

  • Award:  up to $10,000 for the winning team and the top two teams will receive scholarships for the Professional Risk Manager (PRM™) Designation ($1,430 value per student)
  • Deadline: Dec 1 (early bird registration due) Jan 21(final)
  • Criteria:  ♦  Undergrad or grad   ♦ Preliminary round challenge (Case study solution submitted online) Jan/Feb  ♦  Regional competition March  ♦ International competition April

Spring RMI Scholarship Deadlines

Norm Ziegler Trailblazer Scholarship

Norm Ziegler was a mentor to many in the insurance industry and a member of the International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP).  

  • Amount of Award:  $2,000 each – 2 awards per year
  • Deadline: January 15
  • Criteria:  ♦ undergraduate or graduate RMI student working toward a career in RMI ♦  essay ♦  2 reference letters 

Spencer Educational Fund Scholarship

Spencer is the premier organization awarding scholarships and grants in risk management and insurance, and facilitating internship opportunities.

  • Amount of Award:  $5,000 each – up to 75 awards, others up to $10,000
  • Deadline: February 1
  • Criteria:  ♦  Full-time undergraduate or graduate risk management student (major/minor/MS/MBA)  ♦  GPA 3.3 or higher  ♦  Relevant work/internship experience preferred ♦ Leadership skills ♦ Must seek a career in RMI

Benjamin A. Gillman International Scholarship Program (to Study or Intern Abroad)

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

  • Amount of Award: Up to $5,000, minimum of 14 scholarships
  • Deadline: opens mid-January, closes March for summer & fall study abroad (closes March)
  • Criteria:  ♦  US Citizen  ♦  Must be an undergraduate  ♦  Must be receiving a Pell Grant  ♦  Must be studying or interning abroad for at least 3 weeks (GRM not eligible) ♦  Must have already applied or been accepted to the program  ♦  Webinars available to help with the application process

Insurance Professionals (IAIP/Legacy Foundation)

Scholarships are awarded to individual members for various educational opportunities, to enhance their insurance knowledge, obtain designations or insurance-related degrees, or attend IAIP conventions or conferences. The Legacy Foundation is just another source of funds to assist our own members with their educational goals.

  • Amount of Award: varies
  • Deadline: January 15
  • Criteria:  ♦  Current member of IAIP  ♦  Currently employed in the insurance industry, previously employed, or actively seeking employment
  • Must intend to use the scholarship for one of the following purposes:  ♦  A course of study designed to improve their knowledge and skills in performing their employment responsibilities, or to increase their knowledge and skillset in obtaining new employment  ♦  Attendance at the International Convention, Regional Conference or Council Meeting to network and participate in various educational opportunities.

Richie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship 

Through the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship, the ACFE Foundation supports the education of students who have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination. The scholarship provides an opportunity for students to advance their education and anti-fraud career paths. Many of these outstanding and deserving students go on to become Certified Fraud Examiners.

  • Amount of Award: $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000
  • Deadline: January 30
  • Criteria:  ♦  Undergrad currently enrolled in at least 9 credit hours or graduate enrolled in 6 credit hours

Spencer Part-Time Masters Scholarship

Spencer awards Part-time Master’s Scholarships to risk practitioners who attend graduate school part-time or online while working full-time. Selected recipients will receive awards of up to $10,000. The financial amount of the award would be equal to the student’s actual tuition and fees cost, offset by any corporate reimbursement, to a maximum of $10,000.

  • Amount of Award:  up to $10,000
  • Deadline: January 31
  • Criteria:  ♦  part-time students while working full-time as a risk practitioner ♦ Relevant work experience ♦  Leadership skills ♦  minimum 12 hours of study per 12 month period  ♦  pursuing Master’s in Risk Management  ♦   Career objective risk Management

PRIMA Conference Student Scholarship

Each year, PRIMA awards Annual Conference scholarships to students enrolled in risk management, public policy, public administration, economics, business administration, and other related degree programs. The scholarship to PRIMA’s Annual Conference. Application here.

  • Amount of Award: Covers conference registration fees, up to 4-night hotel stay, $250 stipend ($1,000 value), mentorship
  • Deadline: February
  • Criteria:  ♦  attend at least one PRIMA meeting  ♦  Full-time student in good standing who is interested in pursuing careers in the field of public risk management ♦  Essay less than 250 words

Foresters Competitive Scholarship 

Foresters are proud to contribute to the opportunities that education can bring to individuals, families, and communities. We hope to help cultivate the next generation of leaders and community volunteers while providing well-deserved financial assistance to students as they work towards their educational goals.

  • Amount of Award: $2000
  • Deadline: February 28
  • Criteria:  ♦ Must be Forester member, or child/grandchild of member   ♦ Based on a minimum of 40 hours of community service in 24 months, recommendation letter and essay  ♦  Minimum GPA of 2.8

Derek Huges Scholarship Program

Supports undergraduate students pursuing an insurance program of study.  The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the study of insurance and encourage, support, and reward those exceptional students who have an interest in an insurance career in the surplus lines industry. The program is named for Derek Hughes, to honor his contributions to the surplus line industry and the Foundation.

  • Amount of Award:  $5,000 each – 20 awards
  • Deadline: opens mid-October; closes March 6
  • Criteria:  ♦  Have an overall GPA of 3.25 or a major GPA of 3.5 or higher  ♦  College sophomore, junior or senior, enrolled full-time  ♦  Are an RMI major, minor, or have taken RMI courses  ♦  500-word essay (no more than one page)

The Motorists Insurance Group Cameron Williams Memorial Scholarship 

This scholarship was established to assist college students actively seeking careers in risk management, insurance, and insurance-related fields.

  • Amount of Award: $2000
  • Deadline: March 1
  • Criteria:  ♦  RMI major ♦  Minimum GPA of 3.0 ♦ US citizen   ♦ Planning to enter insurance-related field upon graduation

Life Lessons Scholarship

Life Happens sponsors the annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program for college students and college-bound high school seniors who have loss of a parent or guardian by recognizing the character and perseverance that so many young people show in the face of such adversity without the financial security of life insurance from a loved one.

  • Amount of Award: $5,000 to $15,000
  • Deadline: opens February 1
  • Criteria:  ♦  In a 500-word essay OR a 3-minute video, please discuss how the death of your parent or guardian affected your life financially and emotionally

The Institutes’ Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Scholarship

In an effort to inspire college and university students to study and pursue careers in risk management and insurance, The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation oversees multiple scholarship opportunities throughout the year.

  • Amount of Award:  $2500 – 14 awards twice per year
  • Deadline: March 1 & Nov 1
  • Criteria: ♦ An undergraduate or graduate student ♦ RMI major ♦ GPA 3.2 or higher ♦ US citizen  ♦ 350-500 word essay and a letter of recommendation

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

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.

  • Amount of Award: $1,000 – $4,000
  • Deadline: March 1
    • Criteria:  ♦  Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession  ♦   Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups: Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander  ♦  Full-time undergraduate  ♦  Minimum GPA of 3.0, emphasis on math or actuarial courses

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship (to Study Abroad/Internships)

The Gilman Scholarship Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is an undergraduate program for U.S. citizens with limited financial means to enable them to study abroad, thereby internationalizing their outlook and better preparing them to thrive in the global economy.

  • Amount of Award: up to $5,000 – multiple awards
  • Deadline: First Tuesday in March for summer and fall programs (opens mid-January)
  • Criteria:  ♦  Undergraduate  ♦  US Citizen  ♦  Be receiving a Federal Pell Grant  ♦  Must be studying or interning abroad at least 3 weeks (GRM not eligible) ♦  Must have already applied or been accepted to the program  ♦  Webinars available to help with the application process

Rocky Mountain RIMS Scholarship

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of RIMS (The Risk Management Society) awards scholarships to CU Denver Risk Management & Insurance (RMI) students.

  • Amount of Award:  $1000 – multiple awards
  • Deadline:  October & March
  • Criteria:  ♦  student RIMS member   ♦  attend at least one RIMS meeting  ♦  3.0 GPA  ♦ 500-word essay (one page)

CPCU Society NextGen Scholarship 

This CPCU Scholarship was created to promote higher education opportunities for students interested in careers within the risk management & insurance industry.

  • Amount of Award:  $5,000 – 15 awards
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Criteria:  ♦  Full-time, undergraduate students  ♦  Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher  ♦  Letter of recommendation from professor  ♦  Personal statement (750 words or less)

NAMIC Mutual Society Scholarship Program

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) has been serving in the best interests of mutual insurance companies – large and small – across the United States as well as in Canada. We are the largest property/casualty insurance trade association.

  • Amount of Award: up to $5,000 – multiple
  • Deadline: March 30 – Opens Jan 1
  • Criteria:  ♦  Undergraduate students  ♦  Citizens of the US or Canada and plan to find permanent employment in North America  ♦  500-word essay required  ♦  Demonstrate financial need by submitting the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or similar documentation of financial need

Paul S. Mills Scholarship

The Paul S. Mills Scholarship program offers scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate education in a financial service-related field.  This may include finance, accounting, insurance or risk management, actuarial sciences, and related fields of business.

  • Amount of Award: $1,000 – 18 awards
  • Deadline: March 30
  • Criteria:  ♦  US citizen or legal resident  ♦  Full or part-time student enrolled in an undergraduate college program  ♦  Be pursuing a course of study in a financial service field

WSIA Education Foundation Scholarship (formerly NAPSLO)

Established in 1998, the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association supports students pursuing an insurance or business-related program of study. The purpose of the scholarship program is to further the study of insurance and encourage, support, and reward those exceptional students who have an interest in an insurance career.

  • Amount of Award:  $5,000 each – 20 awards
  • Deadline: opens October; closes March
  • Criteria:  ♦  Have an overall GPA of 3.25 or a major GPA of 3.5 or higher  ♦  College sophomore, junior or senior, enrolled full-time  ♦  Are an RMI major, have taken RMI courses or have work experience in the RMI industry  ♦  500-word essay (no more than one page)

Rocky Mountain RIMS Scholarship

Its mission is to advance the Risk Management profession among its members, students, and business community through educational programs, professional development resources, and networking opportunities.

  • Amount of Award:  $1,000 – usually 4 awards twice per year
  • Deadline: August & April
  • Criteria: ♦  Must be a RIMS student member (free) and attend a RIMS meeting ♦ RMI major at CU Denver ♦ GPA 3.2 or higher

Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of undergraduate students pursuing a career in actuarial science.

  • Amount of Award:  $2000
  • Deadline:  March 31
  • Criteria:  ♦  Full-time students entering as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0  ♦  Must have successfully completed one actuarial exam

WSIA Education Foundation White Paper Contest

WSIA offers a variety of educational and outreach programs to support college students majoring in risk management and insurance and those interested in working in the excess and surplus lines industry.  WSIA sponsors a White Paper Contest to expand surplus lines awareness and knowledge for college students – i.e. risk management and insurance and actuarial science students.

  • Winners will receive:  1st place – $1,500: 2nd place – $1,000: 3rd place – $500
  • Deadline: April 19th
  • Criteria:  ♦  must submit an 8-10 page research paper on 1 of 3 specific current topics

Spencer Part-Time Masters Scholarship

Spencer awards Part-time Master’s Scholarships to risk practitioners who attend graduate school part-time or online while working full-time. Selected recipients will receive awards of up to $10,000. The financial amount of the award would be equal to the student’s actual tuition and fees cost, offset by any corporate reimbursement, to a maximum of $10,000.

  • Amount of Award:  up to $10,000
  • Deadline: January 31
  • Criteria:  ♦  part-time students while working full-time as a risk practitioner ♦ Relevant work experience ♦  Leadership skills ♦  minimum 12 hours of study per 12 month period  ♦  pursuing Master’s in Risk Management  ♦   Career objective risk Management

CPCU In2Risk Student Engagement Program

Covers the cost of attendance at CPCU’s October In2Risk.  The meeting offers many education sessions, including panel discussions, round tables, idea accelerators, and workshops.  Sessions will include information on Insuretech, ethics, regulation, and risk management as well as leadership and career management.  In addition to education, the conference provides opportunities to network and exchange ideas and information with top risk management and insurance professionals.

  • Amount of Award:  conference registration, airfare
  • Deadline: May 15
  • Criteria: ♦ Full-time RMI sophomore or junior ♦ GPA 3.0 or higher ♦ interested in completing CPCU designation

SILA Foundation Scholarship

Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change. As an applicant, you have one clear mission: encourage your peers to develop and embrace safe driving habits

  • Amount of Award:  $2500 – 10 awards
  • Deadline: May 31
  • Criteria:  ♦  Create a short video, billboard, or radio spot to encourage peers not to drive distracted  ♦  3.0 GPA or better  ♦  Be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours

CCRIF SPC Scholarship 

CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) is a risk pooling company, owned, operated, and registered in the Caribbean to serve governments in the Wider Caribbean Region in reducing the economic impact of natural catastrophes. Provides scholarships to students at the post-graduate level to pursue study in areas related to disaster risk management.

  • Amount of Award:  varies, up to $40,000
  • Deadline:  May 31
  • Criteria:  ♦  GPA of at least 3.0 and have some related work experience  ♦  Must be enrolled in a graduate program

Summer RMI Scholarship Deadlines

Experiential Learning Center Unpaid Internship Support Summer Scholarship – CU Denver

The Experiential Learning Center at CU Denver as a point of equity and access hopes to make doing an internship possible for more students. Unpaid internships are frequently found in specific industries including non-profits and in the arts. With this program, we hope to make an unpaid internship a possibility. We are offering the following three awards for the Fall 2019 semester.   Made possible by the generosity of the Daniels Fund.

  • Amount of Award: $3400 – $1200
  • Criteria: ♦ undergraduate, degree-seeking student ♦ eligible for Not-for-Credit or Academic Internship Programs at the ELC (min. GPA of 2.0; 15 credit hours at CU Denver) ♦  Have an internship at a non-profit organization or tax-exempt organization. 

ACIP (Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals

In an effort to encourage, support & reward college students who have an interest in insurance as a career/field of study, this program awards four scholarships annually to selected recipients.

  • Amount of Award:  4 – $2000 scholarships
  • Deadline:  June 1
  • Criteria:  ♦  GPA of at least 3.0  ♦  juniors, seniors (full-time) & grad RMI students 

Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of undergraduate students pursuing a career in actuarial science.

  • Amount of Award:  $9000, divided to cover multiple semesters
  • Deadline:  June 1
  • Criteria:  ♦  Full-time students entering as a sophomore, junior or senior, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0  ♦  Must have successfully completed two actuarial exams  ♦  Personal 500 word essay

University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) Annual Conference Scholarship

The University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) is currently accepting applications for our annual conference student scholarship program. This is an extraordinary opportunity for your students to make incredible career connections while learning more about the changing profession of higher education risk management, as well as careers in insurance and other businesses serving higher education risk managers.  Includes welcoming pre-conference events, amazing keynote sessions, rich educational content, lively receptions, informal networking opportunities, plentiful food service, and upscale hotel accommodations in the heart of a vibrant city.

  • Amount of Award:  up to $1,575 to cover expenses
  • Deadline: June 30
  • Criteria:  ♦  full-time RMI student ♦  minimum GPA 3.0  ♦  Must be at least 21

InsureTech Connect Conference Scholarship

Consists of paid registration and accommodations to attend the InsureTech Connect conference in Las Vegas each fall. The program will provide meaningful exposure for students to learn about the latest trends and opportunities while networking with the leading minds in insurance innovation and digital transformation from across the globe.

  • Amount of Award:  covers conference registration & up to 3 nights hotel, up to 10 from any school  ($500 travel stipend available for students with financial need).
  • Deadline: July 1
  • Criteria:  ♦  Nomination letter from a professor or industry professional (must work in insurance space) on why the student would benefit from participation  ♦   Student essay detailing his/her career objectives and what he/she will gain from the experience at ITC (500 words or fewer)   ♦  current resume ♦ full-time student ♦  minimum GPA 3.0  ♦  Must be at least 21

Benjamin A. International Scholarship Program (to Study or Intern Abroad)

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

  • Amount of Award: Up to $5,000, minimum of 14 scholarships
  • Deadline: opens mid-August, closes in early October for spring & summer study abroad/internships
  • Criteria:  ♦  US Citizen  ♦  Must be an undergraduate  ♦  Must be receiving a Pell Grant  ♦  Must be studying or interning abroad  ♦  Must be studying or interning abroad for at least 3 weeks (GRM not eligible) ♦  Must have already applied or been accepted to program  ♦  Webinars available to help with the application process

Miscellaneous RMI Scholarship Deadlines

CPCU-Loman Education Foundation Internship Financial Aid Program (for internship expenses)

Each year, the CPCU-Loman Education Foundation offers financial aid to help students like you offset the costs of professional clothing, travel, housing, and other expenses that may prevent you from pursuing an internship in the insurance industry.

  • Amount of Award: multiple awards – up to $2,000
  • Deadline: Applications are reviewed and candidates selected on a 2-week rolling basis until all funds are distributed
  • Criteria:  ♦  Be a college sophomore, junior or senior that is a U.S. citizen  ♦  Have applied for, secured, or accepted a paid insurance-related internship that requires you to work an average of 30-40 hours/week for at least 8 weeks total  ♦  Be registering for internship credit  ♦  If your internship program is non-credit based, you are required to submit a letter of recommendation from a full-time faculty member that includes a statement that the internship is part of your academic studies

 CPCU Designation Scholarship 

Each year, The Institutes offers 100 scholarships for the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) designation program as a way to give back to the industry and encourage the pursuit of professional development.

  • Amount of Award:  an estimated cost of $4,000 to cover CPCU textbooks, course guides, exam fees
  • Deadline: rolling basis throughout the year
  • Criteria:  ♦  Full-time undergrad majoring in insurance, risk management, or finance  ♦  Nominated by the department chair, college dean, or president and hold a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher  ♦  Agree to complete the CPCU program within 3 years of being awarded the scholarship

Gamma Iota Sigma: International Insurance Fraternity Scholarships

Gamma Iota Sigma is a registered 501(c)(3) educational organization and is the only international business fraternity for students of insurance, risk management, and actuarial science. GIS pursues a mission to promote and encourage student interest in the industry as a profession while encouraging the high moral and scholastic attainments of its members.

  • Amount of Award:  varies
  • Deadline:  varies
  • Criteria:  varies