SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BLACKS 2013/2014
Deadline-May 3, 2013
The Actuarial Foundation is now accepting applications for scholarships to pursue undergraduate studies at studies promoting diversity through an annual program of grants for Black / African American, Hispanic, Native North and Pacific Island students. This award recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of full-time students pursuing undergraduate studies that can lead to a career in the actuarial profession.
The Actuarial Foundation awards the scholarship in subsequent levels,
• $ 1,000 – High demand for first year
• $ 2,000 – college freshman request for a second year / sophomore applying for the year beginning
• $ 3,000 – junior college last year asked for
The prize will be divided to cover several semesters or other conditions including the academic year. Beneficiaries who attend school for part of the coming year (eg, a semester) will receive the corresponding part of a grant amount in full year.
• Applicants must submit the documents listed below-
1. Scholarship Application (completed and signed)
3. Two letters of recommendation
4. Copies of all actuarial exams year slips profile online account
5. AP transcript (if applicable)
6. Entering college freshman, including official ACT or SAT math score report.
7. Official transcript (sealed)
• If the candidate is a sophomore in college access, please include a transcript of high school and first semester college transcript.
• If the applicant has taken college courses while in high school, provide a college transcript or similar evidence that they were college courses.
• If the applicant has attended more than one college, please include transcripts of all applicants, colleges attended.
• If the applicant attend a school that uses a point system on their transcripts, please provide a translation table that gives letter grades equivalent.
And eligibility requirements,
• Must have at least one biological parent who is a member of the following minority groups: Black / African Americans, Hispanics, Native North American, Pacific Islander.
• Be a full-time student in an undergraduate educational institution in the United States during 2013/2014.
• Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), focusing on math or actuarial courses.
• Entering freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600.
• Intention to pursue a career in the actuarial profession