Apply for the 2018 CAGNY Scholarship

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OBJECTIVE:
The objective of the scholarship is to further students’ interest in the property/casualty actuarial profession and to encourage the pursuit of the Casualty Actuarial Society designations.

 

ELIGIBILITY:
The CAGNY Scholarship Program is available to any U.S. or Canadian citizen or holder of a permanent resident visa who is currently a full-time student at a U.S. or Canadian college or university, and will attend a U.S. or Canadian college or university as a full-time student for the 2018-2019 academic year.  An applicant must have demonstrated high scholastic achievement and strong interest in pursuing an actuarial career in the property/casualty insurance industry.

Preference will be given to applicants native to the Greater New York area or attending universities in the Greater New York area.

 

PROCEDURE:
An application is considered complete when it includes:

  1. The CAGNY Scholarship application, along with the requested essay.
  2. The recommendation form included with this application, preferably completed by an instructor who knows the applicant well.
  3. A current official transcript.

Completed applications are due by April 15, 2018. Applications are available from CAGNY or online at the CAGNY website at http://www.casact.org/community/affiliates/cagny/.  Winners will be notified during May 2018 and will be invited to attend the CAGNY spring meeting in May in New York City.

 

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP:
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of individual merit.  In the last several years awards have typically ranged from $1,000 to $3,000.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Jason Pessel
CAGNY Education Chair
Casualty Actuarial Society
4350 N. Fairfax Drive
Suite 250
Arlington, Virginia 22203

Or E-mail: CAGNY@casact.org