2018 Scholarships available

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 15:04

The Central Texas Chapter of the CPCU Society is pleased to announce the availability of four scholarships in the amount of $1000.00 each for local college and university students who are majoring or minoring, “a concentration,” in insurance, risk management or actuarial science.

Founded in 1944, The Charter Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) Society is a community of credentialed property and casualty insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continued education. The CPCU Society’s mission is to “meet the career development needs of a diverse membership of professionals who have earned the CPCU designation, so they may serve others in a competent and ethical manner”.

Candidates for the scholarship must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Is presently a candidate for a bachelor’s or higher degree with a major or minor, “a concentration,” in insurance, risk management, or actuarial science.

  • Is currently attending a local college or university and will be completing or have completed your second year.

  • Is currently enrolled / attending a local college or university at the time of the September, 2018, awards ceremony?

  • Has successfully completed a course in insurance, actuarial science or risk management or industry certificate-oriented such as CPCU 510.

  • Currently has a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on an overall 4.0 scale).

  • Is presently NOT receiving full reimbursement for the expenses of tuition, books, testing from your employer or any other outside source.

  • Application is available on: this site's (CPCU Central Texas Homepage) > About this Chapter > Documents. 

  • Info also under the "Local Opportunities" tab > Scholarships & Internships

  • Completed Applications may be mailed to:Joan Gwynn, CPCU Scholarship Chairperson, 1520 Northwood Rd, Austin, TX 78703-1944or emailed to cruisinjoan@aol.com.

  • All submissions must be received no later than April 15, 2018.Scholarship recipients will be notified directly of their award. Awards will be presented at our chapter’s September, 2018, Monthly Luncheon in Austin, Texas.    

  • Any Questions, Contact:CPCU Central Texas Society Scholarship Chairperson, Joan Gwynn:512-431-7535.Email: cruisinjoan@aol.com


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