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Insurance Studies Scholarships

Dr. Tim Query, Finance Department Contact

Dr. Tim Query, Finance Department.
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The large amount of financial assistance available to Insurance Studies students has been made possible by generous contributions by the insurance industry. The insurance industry in New Mexico encourages young people to pursue a course of study which will prepare them for careers in risk management and insurance.

Contact Dr. Query for details about submission requirements, deadlines, etc.

See previous recipients of insurance scholarships.

Scholarships through the College of Business

Approximately $23,000 is awarded annually to students studying Insurance and Actuarial Science. These funds are made possible by a large number of donors whose common desire is to encourage students to pursue studies that will prepare them for careers in insurance, risk management and actuarial science.

Guidelines & Applications

Deadline: Applications are due by March 1 of each year

Scholarships are awarded for the following academic year. Scholarships are awarded based upon GPA, involvement in Gamma Iota Sigma, working in insurance, insurance internships, and enrollment in the Minor in Risk Management and Insurance. While GPA is important, the donors are interested in students’ extracurricular activities and career objectives. There is no minimum GPA. Insurance scholarships are not restricted to business majors.

Students must apply using NMSU’s online ScholarDollar$ application and indicate that they have an interest in a career in insurance.

Scholarships through External Agencies

Deadlines vary

Scholarship details may change from year-to-year. Please check the contact information provided at the websites listed below for requirements and deadlines. Also, a few of these scholarships may require nomination from an Insurance faculty member. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Tim Query.

Scholarship Deadline Award
Actuarial Foundation Various Various scholarships
Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP) Scholarship Program Early June $1,000
Benedetti, Anita: Student Involvement Program Early Dec. Expense-paid trip to RIMS Conference
Casualty Actuarial Society Trust (CAS) Scholarship Early Mar. $2,000
CPCU-Loman Educational Foundation Internship Financial Aid Program Oct. 1 $2,000
GEICO Scholarship Mid to late February $1,000 each
Hedges, Bob: Undergraduate Student Award Usually mid-May Expense-paid trip to ARIA Conference
Hughes, Derek/NAPSLO Educational Foundation Scholarships June 1 Check website
Insurance Accounting & Systems Association (IASA) Scholarship March 1 $500-$2,500
Insurance Mkt & Mgt Services (IMMS) Scholarship Call 213.663.9851 Paid trip to IMMS International Convention
Insurance Scholarship Foundation of America (ISFA) Scholarships Spring Award: Deadline May 15
Fall Award: Deadline @ Oct. 1
$500 to $5,000
International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE) Scholarships June 30 Check website
Principal Financial Group: Principal Scholars Program Nov. 15 $5,000
Public Risk Management Assoc. (PRIMA) Student Scholarship Usually mid-Feb. Paid trip to conference
Robinson, Angus Jr.: Memorial Scholarship, Jackie Hayes Usually mid-Dec. Up to $5,000
Self-Insurance Educational Foundation (SEIF) Scholarship Spring? $3,500
Simpson, DW: Actuarial Science Scholarship End of Apr. & end of Oct. $1,000
Spencer Educational Foundation, Inc. Scholars Usually end of Jan. $5,000 Scholarship Program End of Mar. $1,500
Published: September 5, 2008 Updated: August 27, 2014 Permalink