The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

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The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation has awarded a total of $112,500 in scholarship funds to 40 undergraduate and graduate students from 24 different universities.

The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation has awarded a total of $112,500 in scholarship funds to 40 undergraduate and graduate students from 24 different universities. These biannual scholarships are available to students who are in good academic standing and committed to pursuing careers in the insurance industry.

Through scholarship opportunities, selected students are not only encouraged to take risk management and insurance courses, but they also can receive the financial support they need to complete their degrees.

“The Griffith Foundation Scholarship took away the stress and worry about financing school, which allowed me to focus on my classes and get more involved in extracurricular activities such as Gamma Iota Sigma,” said Alexander Kehres, a student from University of Cincinnati and a 2016 scholarship recipient.
Students from the following institutions were awarded scholarship funds:

  • Arizona State University
  • Ball State University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Butler University
  • Central Michigan University
  • Drake University
  • Florida State University
  • Franklin University
  • Georgia State University
  • Illinois State University
  • Indiana State University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio State University
  • Olivet College
  • Rutgers University
  • Saint Joseph’s University
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Wisconsin

“I congratulate each of the scholarship recipients and thank all who participated,” said Valerie J. Cammiso, CAE, The Griffith Foundation’s executive director. “It’s rewarding to see the large number of applications submitted by students again this year—it’s truly a testament to the students’ passion and career potential, as well as the dedication of their professors. We are excited to help advance these students’ education.”

For more information, visit http://www.GriffithFoundation.org/Higher-Ed/Scholarships.

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