These scholarships are in support of an important initiative underway to engage the next generation to pursue a career in the insurance industry.
Worthington, OH (PRWEB) April 30, 2013
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation awarded $23,000 in scholarships to sixteen students at six universities. The scholarships support students studying risk management, insurance or actuarial science.
The Griffith Foundation offers scholarships to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to take risk management and insurance courses. Scholarships were awarded to students at the following institutions, all of which offer insurance related degrees or courses:
- Bowling Green University
- Franciscan University of Steubenville
- Kent State University
- Ohio Dominican University
- Shawnee State University
- The Ohio State University
“Each year, we award scholarships in the spring and winter to students studying risk management and insurance, or a related-field,” said Grace Grant, program manager for The Griffith Foundation. “These scholarships are in support of an important initiative underway to engage the next generation to pursue a career in the insurance industry.”
The Griffith Foundation oversees multiple scholarship opportunities annually. In addition to risk management, insurance and actuarial science majors, eligible applicants include business and non-business majors who make a commitment to take risk management and insurance courses. Some scholarships have institutional, geographic, or other special eligibility requirements and varying deadlines. For more information, visit The Griffith Foundation’s website at http://www.griffithfoundation.org/higher-ed/scholarships.
About The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-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.