Stuart Robertson Scholarship Program 2019
Applications are now open for the Stuart Robertson Scholarship Program 2019.Stuart A. Robertson, FSA, MAAA (1918-2005) was a distinguished actuary who along with Wendell Milliman co-founded the actuarial and consulting firm Milliman & Robertson (now Milliman Inc.).
The Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson
The Memorial Scholarship was established to honour his dedication to excellence and recognize his tremendously positive influence on the professional lives of many colleagues. The scholarship recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of undergraduate students pursuing a career in actuarial science.
The award covers multiple semesters or other terms but comprising the academic year. All scholarship awards are made payable to the U.S. accredited educational institution. Recipients attending school for a portion of the upcoming year (e.g., one semester) will receive the corresponding portion of a full year scholarship amount. But the scholarships are non-renewable.
The Actuarial Foundation is the philanthropic organization for the actuarial industry in the United States. Since 1994, the Foundation has promoted lifelong math education and financial literacy through its learning resources and scholarships.
The Foundation’s vision is to educate the public in pursuit of a secure financial future. Since 2004, The Actuarial Foundation has received unwavering support from the U.S. actuarial organizations.
Their trust and dedication to the Foundation’s mission are key elements to the institution’s continued growth and success as the philanthropy for actuaries in the United States.
It ensures the future of the actuarial profession through its scholarships and reimbursement programs.
Recipients of Foundation scholarships are selected by representatives of the actuarial profession who may one day be their peers.
So, not only are these scholarships a means to offset the cost of education but they also serve as a prestigious recognition by a highly rated profession.
The scholarship awards Up to $9,000.
The scholarship recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of undergraduate students pursuing a career in actuarial science.
Only full-time students at the U.S accredited educational institution entering as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior.
But must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale).
Must have successfully completed two actuarial exams.
Sign up using the link provided.
The following are supplemental questions:
How many actuarial exams applicant is planning to take in the Spring.
Personal Essay: (approximately 500 words but single-spaced and typed) “Why do you want to be an actuary? How have your work experiences prepared you for an actuarial career?
What are the qualifications and abilities that have helped you succeed in college but will help you succeed in an actuarial career?
What extracurricular activities have you enjoyed most and how will they help you in your career but in your life in general? Which college courses have you enjoyed most/least but why?”
Make sure the applicant’s name appears on all documents being uploaded.
But please list the name and email address of a professor (preferred), employer or previous employer, advisor who will provide a letter of recommendation supporting the applicant’s academic achievement, leadership and communication skills.
Provide any other information about the applicant that may be helpful to review the application.
Visit the Official Website of the Stuart Robertson Scholarship Program 2019 for more details.