Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 19, 2013
Thirty scholarship winners have been announced as part of The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation’s 2013 scholarship program. Each year, The Griffith Foundation oversees multiple scholarship opportunities that encourage college and university students to take risk management and insurance courses.
Over the course of 2013, a total of $48,750 was awarded to thirty students at the following institutions:
- Bowling Green University
- Franciscan University of Steubenville
- Franklin University
- Kent State University
- Ohio Dominican University
- The Ohio State University
- Otterbein University
- Shawnee State University
- University of Northwestern Ohio
To be considered for a scholarship, each applicant must be a graduate or an undergraduate student in the state of Ohio who is in good academic standing and is majoring in insurance or has expressed an interest in pursuing a career in an insurance-related field.
“I would like to thank The Griffith Foundation for offering assistance to those pursuing a degree in in insurance,” said Lisa Hardin-Kesseg, a scholarship winner who attends Kent State University. “It’s amazing that The Griffith Foundation is helping to make it possible to get the education needed to pursue a career in the field. Words can’t describe my appreciation for the assistance I received. It’s a relief to know that the financial burden has been lifted a bit.”
For more information about The Griffith Foundation’s scholarships, visit http://www.GriffithFoundation.org/Higher-Ed/Scholarships.
About The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization that promotes the study and teaching of risk management and all lines of insurance through educational programs targeting students and public policymakers. The Griffith Foundation is affiliated with The Institutes, the leader in delivering proven knowledge solutions that drive powerful business results for the risk management and property-casualty insurance industry. For more information, visit http://www.GriffithFoundation.org.