Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship was formed in 1977 as a joint effort by the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Society of Actuaries. The door to the actuarial profession has been opened to hundreds of minority students over the years. In 2008 this Scholarship program was transferred to The Actuarial Foundation to further strengthen, increase and to assure the continuation of a diverse, high quality actuarial candidate pool through awards of the Actuarial Diversity Scholarship.
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.
Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed below:
- Each applicant must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups:
Black/African American, Hispanic, Native American Indian
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses
- High school seniors must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 OR SAT math score of 600
- Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession