Scholarships in Actuarial Science

Sentry Insurance Student Leadership Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must rank in the top 15% of class and demonstrate leadership skills.


Bruce and Evelyn Davies Otto Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 14

Awarded based on academic record in high school and interview. Applicants must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Anna N. Gryting Mathematics Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March


HSF/HSBC-North America Scholarship Program

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and enrolled as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college or university in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicant must be a current undergraduate sophomore or a current community college student who is planning on transferring to a four-year college or university; thus having junior status in the upcoming academic school year. Resume and FAFSA are required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.


Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who is pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.


Caribbean Actuarial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: July 13

Applicant must be a student at the University of the West Indies who demonstrates a strong record of accomplishment, leadership qualities, and commitment to becoming an actuary.


AfterCollege Finance and Insurance Careers Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 31; June 30; September 30; December 31

Applicant must be a current student working toward a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree in: accounting, actuarial sciences, banking, economics, finance, financial management, insurance, risk management, or related majors. Minimum 3.0 GPA and good standing in program required. Applicant must click the blue Apply button on the AfterCollege application page and complete their AfterCollege profile which will be the criteria (with specific emphasis on the personal statement) used to determine the recipient of the award.


Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 20

Applicant must be a member of one of the following minority groups: African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Alaskan Eskimo. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student pursuing an actuarial degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA, completion and passing of at least one actuarial exam, personal statement, resume, and one letter of recommendation required. Recipient must complete one summer internship at Mutual of Omaha.


D.W. Simpson Actuarial Science Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30; October 31

Eligible students must be college seniors majoring in actuarial science who are eligible to work in the U.S. and have taken and passed a minimum of one actuarial examination. Applicants must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.2 in their major and an overall minimum GPA of 3.0.


Nebraska Actuaries Club Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must be U.S. high school seniors who are planning to attend an accredited college or university located in the state of Nebraska. They must be planning to major in actuarial science, economics, mathematics or statistics and must intend to pursue an actuarial career. Applicants must have demonstrated mathematical ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.


Burial Insurance Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 10

Applicants must be at least 17 years of age and be accepted into a Mortuary or Actuarial Sciences program, not yet started or currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate level, at an accredited institution of learning. Students will need to submit a ID for proof of age, an application, proof of enrollment or acceptance letter and an essay of 500-1,000 words explaining why they are choosing the mortuary services field and what they hope to accomplish in their career.