Thursday, March 24, 2016

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ACTUARIAL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS 2016-2017

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017




The Actuarial Foundation
475 North Martingale Road, Suite 600
Schaumburg, IL 60173-2226
(847)706-3535 Fax: (847)706-3599
E-mail: Scholarships@ActFnd.org
Web: http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/act-diversity.shtml

This Scholarship promotes diversity through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic and Native American Indian students recognizing and encouraging academic achievements by awarding scholarships to full time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

Application Information
Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed below:

  • 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
  • Will be a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses       
  • Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600
Actuarial exams will be an important factor in evaluating scholarship qualifications for applicants entering their junior year and beyond. Additionally, exams passed will also be a consideration for previous award recipients applying to renew the scholarship.

Award
$1,000 – high school senior applying for freshman year;
$2,000 – college freshman applying for sophomore year
$3,000 – college sophomore applying for junior year; and
$4,000 – college junior applying for senior year

Duration
The award will be divided to cover multiple semesters or other terms comprising the academic year. All scholarship awards are made payable to the U.S. accredited educational institution. Recipients attending school for a portion of the upcoming year (e.g., one semester) will receive the corresponding portion of a full year scholarship amount.

Renewable/Non-renewable
Renewable

Number of Awards
Varies each year; 39 were awarded for 2015-2016

Deadline
May 2, 2016

Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Cobell Scholarship 2016-2017

http://cobellscholar.org/
ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017

Website: https://cobellscholar.academicworks.com/opportunities/9

The Cobell Scholarship is a non-renewable competitive scholarship that provides one-year of scholarship support to enrolled members (or verified descendants) of US Federally-recognized tribes with strong academic records who can demonstrate financial need while pursuing Vocational Certification, Associates, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees. Applicants will write a short essay each year.

Funding consideration will be given to any fully qualified student whose online application is complete and both required documents are submitted by the stated deadlines found on each document.

Award
Varies by educational level




Duration
One-year

Renewable/Non-renewable
Non-renewable

Deadline
06/01/2016
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Cobell Scholarship (Summer) 2016

http://cobellscholar.org/SUMMER 2016

Website: https://cobellscholar.academicworks.com/opportunities/13

The Cobell Scholarship is a non-renewable competitive scholarship that provides one-year of scholarship support to enrolled members (or verified descendants) of US Federally-recognized tribes with strong academic records who can demonstrate financial need while pursuing Vocational Certification, Associates, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees. Applicants will write a short essay each year.

Funding consideration will be given to any fully qualified student whose online application is complete and both required documents are submitted by the stated deadlines found on each document.

The Cobell Scholarship may provide funds for Summer 2016 to:
  • Individuals that received Cobell Scholarship funds for the regular 2015-2016 Academic Year and are attending full-time summer courses.
  • Individuals attending summer school, full-time, because they are unable to attend the regular academic year.
  • Individuals enrolled in cohort-type programs that require full-time summer enrollment
  • Individuals requiring summer enrollment to complete a program, full-time (or part-time if graduating at the end of the summer term)
  • Individuals engaged in an internship for credit to complete a program
Award
Varies by educational level

Duration
One-year

Renewable/Non-renewable
Non-renewable

Deadline
05/01/2016