Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students. The scholarship award recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession. Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed below:

  • Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups:
    Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander.
  • Enrolling as or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses.
  • Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 620.
  • Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession.

Only applicants interested in becoming actuaries will be reviewed.

The award will be divided to cover multiple semesters or other terms 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.

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
$1,000- Freshman; $2,000- Sophomore; $3,000- Junior; $4,000- Senior
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you participated in The Actuarial Foundation's Math Motivators or Modeling the Future program?
  2. ENTERING FRESHMAN ONLY: Please upload a PDF of your official SAT or ACT Score Report. Please make sure your name appears on the document you are uploading.
  3. If you have taken actuarial exams, please upload your exam grade slip(s) here
    • Upload your grade slip(s) here.
  4. Please upload a PDF of your VEE credit grade slips.
  5. Have you attended or are you scheduled to attend any actuarial programs? If yes, please list host university.
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