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istock_000006392948largeRISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE SCHOLARSHIPS

The Griffith Foundation promotes the study of risk management and insurance at colleges and universities, encouraging undergraduate and graduate students to take risk management and insurance courses by offering a limited number of scholarships.

Read about past scholarship winners at the following link: The Griffith Foundation Awards over $48,000 in Scholarships in 2013

Eligible applicants include risk management and insurance majors as well as actuarial science, business, and non-business majors who make a commitment to take a risk management and insurance course. Some scholarships have institutional, geographic, or other special eligibility requirements and varying deadlines.

APPLICATION

Please Note: By submitting one application you will be considered for all available scholarships. A current transcript MUST be included with the application. It is not required to send an “official” transcript; send a printout from your college internet account.

*THE SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 1.

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FEATURED SCHOLARSHIP: WESTFIELD INSURANCE AND WESTFIELD AGENTS ASSOCIATION (WAA) SCHOLARSHIPS

Application Deadline: April 1 Flyer

Seven $6,000 scholarships will be awarded in the Spring to insurance or risk management majors who are attending a college or university anywhere in the United States and who demonstrate active pursuit of entering the property & casualty insurance industry. Preference will be given to applicants attending a college or university and/or with permanent residence within the Westfield Insurance operating territory (see link below for map). See individual flyers for more information.

Operating Territory Map

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CENTRAL OHIO INSURANCE EDUCATION DAY SCHOLARSHIPS

Application Deadlines: March 15 and November 15 Flyer

The Central Ohio Insurance Education Day Scholarships are awarded annually in the spring at I-Day to Ohio resident business college majors who are attending a college or university anywhere in the United States and who commit to take a risk management and insurance (RMI) course or are risk management and insurance (RMI) majors. See individual flyers for more information.

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THE COLUMBUS OHIO CPCU CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS

Application Deadlines: March 15 and November 15 Flyer

The Columbus Ohio CPCU Chapter Scholarships are awarded to a sophomore or higher in an insurance program or an insurance-related field of study with a GPA of 2.75 or better. The recipient must either reside within the Greater Central Ohio area or be attending a college or university within the State of Ohio.

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THE MOTORISTS INSURANCE GROUP CAMERON E. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: March 15 each year Flyer

This $2,000 scholarship is awarded in April, at the annual meeting of Motorists Mutual Insurance Company. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen and a full-time student attending a college or university anywhere in the United States. The recipient must be at least a sophomore and enrolled in an insurance, risk management, actuarial science or insurance-related program and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Individual circumstances and extracurricular activities will be considered. The recipient should be planning to enter an insurance-related field upon graduation. Preference will be given to children, stepchildren, or legally adopted children of The Motorists Insurance Group employees and agents. Individuals recommended by a Motorists employee or retiree will also be considered.

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THE FRANCIS A. HERZOG SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: March 15 each year Flyer

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded at the annual meeting of the “Ohio Big I”. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen either attending an Ohio college or university or an Ohio resident attending a college or university anywhere in the United States. The recipient must be a full-time, junior or senior student enrolled in an insurance, risk management, actuarial science or insurance-related program and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above. Individual circumstances and extracurricular activities will be considered. The recipient should be planning to enter an insurance-related field upon graduation. Preference will be given to children, stepchildren, or legally adopted children of Ohio Big I members. Individuals recommended by an Ohio Big I member or retiree will also be considered.

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THE CENTRAL OHIO RIMS CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: November 15 each year Flyer

The Central Ohio RIMS Chapter Scholarship is awarded to any Ohio resident studying insurance, risk management or an insurance-related field with the intent of entering an insurance-related field upon graduation. Special consideration is given to Central Ohio residents or students.

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THE GRAND LAKE CPCU CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadlines: November 15 each year Flyer

The Grand Lake CPCU Chapter Scholarship is awarded annually to a sophomore or junior in an insurance program or an insurance-related field of study at any college or university in the United States. The recipient or the recipient’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must be a resident of one of the following Ohio counties: Allen, Auglaize, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, or Van Wert.

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Please note that the following scholarships are also available in various award amounts:

  • David Bickelhaupt Insurance Award
  • Ohio State Claims Association Scholarship Fund
  • Insurance Professionals of Columbus Ohio, Lillian Lane Award
  • Elizabeth A. Kocur Memorial Scholarship Fund

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CENTRAL OHIO INSURANCE EDUCATION DAY SCHOLARSHIPS

Application Deadlines: March 15 and November 15 Flyer

The Central Ohio Insurance Education Day Scholarships are awarded annually in the spring at I-Day to Ohio resident business college majors who are attending a college or university anywhere in the United States and who commit to take a risk management and insurance (RMI) course or are risk management and insurance (RMI) majors. See individual flyers for more information.

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THE COLUMBUS OHIO CPCU CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIPS

Application Deadlines: March 15 and November 15 Flyer

The Columbus Ohio CPCU Chapter Scholarships are awarded to a sophomore or higher in an insurance program or an insurance-related field of study with a GPA of 2.75 or better. The recipient must either reside within the Greater Central Ohio area or be attending a college or university within the State of Ohio.

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THE MOTORISTS INSURANCE GROUP CAMERON E. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: March 15 each year Flyer

This $2,000 scholarship is awarded in April, at the annual meeting of Motorists Mutual Insurance Company. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen and a full-time student attending a college or university anywhere in the United States. The recipient must be at least a sophomore and enrolled in an insurance, risk management, actuarial science or insurance-related program and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Individual circumstances and extracurricular activities will be considered. The recipient should be planning to enter an insurance-related field upon graduation. Preference will be given to children, stepchildren, or legally adopted children of The Motorists Insurance Group employees and agents. Individuals recommended by a Motorists employee or retiree will also be considered.

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THE FRANCIS A. HERZOG SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: March 15 each year Flyer

This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded at the annual meeting of the “Ohio Big I”. The recipient must be a U.S. citizen either attending an Ohio college or university or an Ohio resident attending a college or university anywhere in the United States. The recipient must be a full-time, junior or senior student enrolled in an insurance, risk management, actuarial science or insurance-related program and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above. Individual circumstances and extracurricular activities will be considered. The recipient should be planning to enter an insurance-related field upon graduation. Preference will be given to children, stepchildren, or legally adopted children of Ohio Big I members. Individuals recommended by an Ohio Big I member or retiree will also be considered.

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THE CENTRAL OHIO RIMS CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: November 15 each year Flyer

The Central Ohio RIMS Chapter Scholarship is awarded to any Ohio resident studying insurance, risk management or an insurance-related field with the intent of entering an insurance-related field upon graduation. Special consideration is given to Central Ohio residents or students.

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THE GRAND LAKE CPCU CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadlines: November 15 each year Flyer

The Grand Lake CPCU Chapter Scholarship is awarded annually to a sophomore or junior in an insurance program or an insurance-related field of study at any college or university in the United States. The recipient or the recipient’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) must be a resident of one of the following Ohio counties: Allen, Auglaize, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, or Van Wert.

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Please note that the following scholarships are also available in various award amounts:

  • David Bickelhaupt Insurance Award
  • Ohio State Claims Association Scholarship Fund
  • Insurance Professionals of Columbus Ohio, Lillian Lane Award
  • Elizabeth A. Kocur Memorial Scholarship Fund